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Topic: Tina Brown

Newsweek Daily Beast CEO Baba Shetty Resigns

Digital First Media reportedly interested in buying news mag

Baba Shetty, the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. CEO, is leaving the company ahead of Newsweek's planned sale, Tina Brown announced today in a company-wide memo. Shetty, who was the chief…

Report: IAC Seeks Buyer for Newsweek [Updated]

Sale would be third in three years

IAC has confirmed reports that it's seeking a buyer for the hobbled newsweekly, which has already been sold twice in the past three years, then ended its U.S. print edition. In…

Howard Kurtz Exits NewsBeast [UPDATED]

Publisher apologizes for reporter's botched Jason Collins post

Howard Kurtz is leaving The Daily Beast/Newsweek in the wake of his Jason Collins blog-post fiasco. The presumed impetus for the Washington bureau chief’s dismissal was a Daily Beast post he…

Tunku Varadarajan Leaves Newsweek Global

Editor leaves three months into all-digital experiment

Tunku Varadarajan is stepping down as the editor of Newsweek Global, three months into its experiment as an all-digital publication.  Varadarajan had been the editor of Newsweek International, a post he…

Tunku Varadarajan Leaves Newsweek Global

Three months into its experiment as an all-digital publication, Newsweek Global is losing one of its remaining big-name journalists, Tunku Varadarajan, who is stepping down as editor. Varadarajan had been the…

Don't Expect Newsweek's Digital Covers to Be Any Less Provocative

Magazine will continue to use big-name covers to stay in the conversation

Last year, Newsweek editor Tina Brown confessed that Newsweek's print product cost roughly $42 million per year to ship, causing some to note that the magazine's shift to be digital-only would…

Newsweek's Last Issue

Magazine says farewell to print

Newsweek went out with a vintage photo of its old midtown New York headquarters for the last issue it’ll publish in print before going digital-only in 2013. In a nod to…

This Is What Newsweek's Digital Future Will Look Like

NewsBeast Labs team creating, teaching digital journalism

It's been quite a year for Newsweek. As the magazine plans for its transition to a digital-only future, you can count the remaining print editions of the storied publication on one…

NewsBeast Layoffs Begin

Daily Beast explores paid options

It's got to be a sad day at the Newsweek Daily Beast Co., where the layoffs that have been expected since the company announced it would fold the dead-tree edition…

NewsBeast: Still Hiring

Controversy be damned; Niall Ferguson cover story a big seller

Despite fresh questions about Newsweek's viability in print, NewsBeast is still hiring. Editor Tina Brown announced the hire of New York Observer’s Politicker editor David Freedlander as a senior political correspondent, focusing…

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