Newsroom Roil Is Tina's Beast of Burden

Readership is up at Newsweek and The Daily Beast, but newsroom morale is floundering

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When word spread that the legendary Tina Brown was going to take over as editor of Newsweek, merging it with her news and aggregation site The Daily Beast, it did wonders for morale at the moribund magazine. “Initially, a lot of us were really excited,” says one recently departed editor.

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