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Topic: Tina Brown

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…

Future in Doubt, 'Newsweek' Still Creating Buzz

Romney 'wimp' cover creates a storm

Newsweek's ability to sustain itself in print may be in doubt, but this week's cover declaring Mitt Romney a "wimp" shows the brand is still able to generate plenty of talk. The…

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