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The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company names Jane Harman Director

Folio Magazine – 2011-04-22

In the days after Sidney Harman’s death (due to leukemia complications) on April 13th, the media speculated who would replace him in the role of Newsweek chairman. General responses to the question maintained that the position would remain in the family.
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Vulgarity in Newsweek Rankles Some Public Broadcasters

After a blogger documented a dozen examples of foul language in the Jan. 23 issue, some public television stations that offer the magazine as a donation gift expressed concerns. | The New York Times – 2012-02-14

Newsweek turns back the clock with Mad Men edition

Newsweek, the international business magazine, plans to release a throwback 1960s edition to mark the US return of the TV drama 'Mad Men' on 25 March. | Media Week – 2012-01-19

Newsweek publisher leaves with 2 top editors

(11-14) 14:39 PST NEW YORK, (AP) -- The publisher of Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast website has left. Ray Chelstowski ended his 11-month reign as publisher Monday. He had come from... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-11-15

Publisher, executive editor & managing editor out at Newsweek

The Wall Street Journal | Poynter. – 2011-11-15

Reports: Publisher, Top Editors Out At Newsweek/Daily Beast

Ray Chelstowski--who joined Newsweek/Daily Beast as publisher in January as part of the new joint management team--is out while executive editor Edward Felsenthal and managing editor Tom Weber have... | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-15

Gary Starr Joins the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. as CFO

The Newsweek Daily Beast Co. has named Gary Starr as its new CFO. Starr will replace Jennie Tse Wang, who is departing from the company, according to Adweek. | Folio Magazine – 2011-09-01

Tina Brown: Newsweek cover photo of Michele Bachmann captures her intensity

The Daily BeastNewsweek/Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief Tina Brown has responded to criticism of the magazine’s cover image of Michele Bachmann in which she looks wide-eyed into the camera above a... | Poynter. – 2011-08-09

Newsweek publishes some of Tim Hetherington’s final images from Libya

NewsweekNewsweek has published some of Tim Hetherington’s final photos taken before he and Chris Hondros were killed in April covering the civil war in Libya. In a short piece accompanying the 12... | Poynter. – 2011-07-27

The Daily Beast Fully Absorbs

It's long been expected turn out this way, and it's finally happening.'s Daily Intel is reporting that The Daily Beast will be retiring the URL on July 19. | Folio Magazine – 2011-07-12

Tina Brown’s Newsweek covers have featured women 6 of 14 weeks

Of the 14 issues of Newsweek she’s edited since taking over the magazine, Tina Brown has featured women as solo cover images in nearly half of them (see cover images below). In the 14 issues prior... | Poynter. – 2011-07-11

Tina Brown Defends Photoshopping Princess Di onto Newsweek Cover

This story originally appears via Yahoo's The Cutline. | Folio Magazine – 2011-06-30

Jane Harman joins Newsweek Daily Beast board

(04-22) 14:04 PDT New York (AP) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jane Harman will take a board seat at The Newsweek Daily Beast Co. to represent her family's 50 percent interest in the website and magazine... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-04-23

Grading the Tina Brown Newsweek

Packaging, graphics are much improved, but can she walk the "Newsbeast" line? | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-15

Audio Pioneer, Newsweek Chairman Sidney Harman Dies at 92

Washington - Sidney Harman, the audio equipment entrepreneur who in the past eight months acquired Newsweek magazine and merged it with online news site The Daily Beast, died Tuesday night in D.C.... | Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-14

Former Newsweek Editor Meacham Switches Teams

Newsweek’s loss is Time’s gain, again. Ex-Newsweek editor Jon Meacham wrote the cover story for Time's forthcoming issue, which hits newsstands this week. For the piece, his first for the magazine,... | AdWeek – 2011-04-14

Newsweek Chairman Sidney Harman Dies

Newsweek chairman Sydney Harman has died, according to The Daily Beast. He was 93. | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-13

Newsweek chairman Sidney Harman dies at age 92

Audio equipment businessman Sidney Harman, who bought Newsweek magazine last year and oversaw its merger with The Daily Beast, has died in Washington. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-04-13

The New 'Newsweek,' Week Two: Famous Author Praises TV Star Using Made-Up Lingo

Tina Brown has made good, in her way, on her promise to decode "crackling, confusing digital dots": Newsweek this week synthesizes Charlie Sheen's every manic Ustream with Bret Easton Ellis's theory,... | The New York Observer – 2011-03-14

At Newsweek, a Humble and Frugal Tina Brown

Tina Brown, with Stephen Colvin, chief of the Newsweek Daily Beast Company, is keeping her magazine redesign top secret. | The New York Times – 2011-02-21

Newsweek Redesign on the Way?

Days after Newsweek and the Daily Beast officially merged, reports come that a redesigned Newsweek is about to make the rounds among ad buyers. | Folio Magazine – 2011-02-04

Ads Trump Articles as Newsweek Limps Into Tina Territory

In early December, star Newsweek science writer Sharon Begley wrote a profile of Stanford professor John Ioannidis, whose research calls into question the medical studies performed by major drug... | The New York Observer – 2011-01-19

American Media Inc. wanted Newsweek, will settle for Maxim

Last week National Enquirer publisher David Pecker was making headlines for announcing furlough days while his CFO Christopher Polimeni rolled up in a new Corvette. Today Pecker's so flush he's... | The New York Observer – 2011-01-19

Newsweek Hires New Publisher

Newsweek has named a new publisher, Ray Chelstowski, a former publisher at Rolling Stone and Entertainment Weekly. | The New York Times – 2011-01-06

Audio Pioneer Sidney Harman Buys Struggling Newsweek

Sidney Harman, a 91-year-old audio pioneer, will be the new owner of Newsweek, The Washington Post Company announced after a two-and-a-half-month search. | New York Times – 2010-08-03

Bidders Speak Out on Newsweek Sale

| Folio Mag – 2010-08-02

Newsweek Sold to Sidney Harman

SEE ALSO: Maintaining Status Quo Will Spell Disaster | Folio Mag – 2010-08-02

Washington Post sells Newsweek

The Washington Post Co. said it has sold struggling Newsweek magazine, which it has published for half a century, to audio industry pioneer Sidney Harman. Newsweek reported that editor-in-chief Jon... | CNN – 2010-08-02

Maintaining Status Quo Will Spell Disaster for Newsweek

| Folio Mag – 2010-07-30

Newsweek, TheStreet Enter Content Sharing Partnership

While the magazine’s top management continues to hammer out a deal that will place it with a new owner, Newsweek has entered into a content sharing partnership with financial media site... | Folio Mag – 2010-07-27

Newsweek Auction Gets (More) Political

Who knew the California Congressional race would spill over into the world of magazine M&A? Well, it has. | Folio Mag – 2010-07-19

Two Bidders Out in Newsweek Sweepstakes

As the 5 p.m. deadline looms today for interested parties to submit their bids to acquire Newsweek magazine, a pair of those potential bidders have confirmed that they no longer are in the running. | Folio Mag – 2010-07-01

Former NY Daily News exec among bidders for Newsweek

NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) - A group involving the former publisher of the New York Daily News is making a play for Newsweek as the second round of bids wrapped up on Thursday. | Reuters – 2010-07-01

Newsmax out of Newsweek bidding, deadline for bids expires

Publisher Newsmax Media said Thursday it has pulled out of the running for Newsweek, as the deadline expired for bids for the magazine. | Yahoo – 2010-07-01

Newsweek Struggles: Magazine Lost $28.1 Million In 2009

ATTEMPTS by Newsweek CEO Tom Ascheim and Editor-in-Chief Jon Meacham to reshape the magazine into a lower-circulation weekly with a more Economist-like feel do not seem to be paying off.Tucked in... | The Huffington Post – 2010-02-26

Newsweek Publisher’s Magazine Division Losses Widen Last Year

In its fiscal year-end financial report released this week, the Washington Post Co. said its magazine division—which includes Newsweek—reported an operating loss of $29.3 million. That’s down... | Folio Mag – 2010-02-25

Newsweek Confirms Million-Copy Rate Base Slash

Newsweek said Monday that it will lower its rate base by a million copies early next year. The magazine plans to move its guaranteed circulation from 2.6 million to 1.9 million in July, and to 1.5... | Folio Mag – 2009-02-10

Reinvention draws near for Newsweek

Newsweek is about to begin a major change in its identity, with a new design, a much smaller and, it hopes, more affluent readership, and some shifts in its content. | International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-09

Newsweek Plans Makeover to Fit a Smaller Audience

The magazine plans a new design, a much smaller and more affluent readership, and some shifts in content. | New York Times – 2009-02-09

Newest Media Cuts: Newsweek

Just like every other set of media layoffs/cutbacks, these aren't surprising, which doesn't make them any less unpleasant: Newsweek will be making its second round of cuts in less than a year. | AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-12-11

Newsweek plans staff cuts in makeover: report

(Reuters) - Newsweek magazine is planning staff cuts as part of a major editorial makeover likely to result in a slimmer publication, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people close to the... | Reuters – 2008-12-11

Staff to Be Cut at Newsweek, Too

Newsweek is preparing for another round of job cuts. | Folio Mag – 2008-12-11

Former Newsweek President and Worldwide Publisher Greg Osberg Joins Buzzwire as CEO

DENVER , Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzzwire, Inc. today announced that Greg Osberg , former Newsweek president and worldwide publisher, has joined the company as chief executive officer. | Broadcast Newsroom – 2008-12-08

Campaign articles from Newsweek become e-books for Amazon Kindle

It would seem to be a magazine's dream: Take something you have already published and sold, repackage it and distribute it without paper or ink expenses. | International Herald Tribune – 2008-10-13

Osborn Elliott, Father of Newsweek’s Rebirth, Dies at 83

Mr. Elliott revitalized Newsweek magazine in the 1960s before he went on to serve as a $1-a-year deputy mayor in charge of economic development for a financially desperate New York City. | New York Times – 2008-09-29

Tina Brown Says Newsweek/Daily Beast Isn't 'Making Money Yet'

There were many skeptics when the 79-year-old news magazine “Newsweek” merged with the upstart website The Daily Beast in 2010 under the leadership of Tina Brown.  Could two media outlets, both... | ABC News – 2012-03-21

Hipster Jesus Is Here to Save Newsweek

Editor-in-chief Tina Brown has resurrected the magazine world's time-tested way of boosting newsstand sales: the Jesus cover. But to be fair, she's given the Lord Savior a modern... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-04-02

Time and Newsweek Magazine Covers Catch Eyes and Clicks

Tina Brown, the editor of Newsweek and The Daily Beast, says the magazine cover is a "unique seduction point for readers." | The New York Times – 2012-05-21

Harman family stops investing in Newsweek, says move is ‘purely financial’

Reuters | The New York Observer The family of hi-fi magnate Sidney Harman “does not intend to make further capital contributions” to Newsweek Daily Beast, Peter Lauria reports. That... | Poynter. – 2012-07-25

Media Decoder Blog: Diller Discusses Newsweek's Future as a Primarily Online Publication

In an earnings call with analysts, Barry Diller said of the magazine, "The transition to online from hard print will take place." He added, "We're examining all our options." | The New York Times – 2012-07-25

Will Barry Diller Take Newsweek Web-Only? Mmmmaybe!

Publishing print magazines is a lousy business, says the IAC boss. So he's "examining all of our options." | AllThingsD – 2012-07-25

Media Decoder Blog: Tina Brown on 'Scaremongering' and Newsweek

The editor of Newsweek Daily Beast wrote to reassure staff members after comments by Barry Diller about the future of a print version of the magazine. | The New York Times – 2012-07-26

Diller mulls making money-loser Newsweek online only

(Reuters) - Media veteran Barry Diller's IAC/InteractiveCorp is contemplating the end of an era for a U.S. publishing icon - making the weekly newsmagazine Newsweek available only online. | Baltimore Sun – 2012-07-26

Report: Barry Diller thinking of taking Newsweek online-only

Bloomberg | All Things D | Politico | Reuters | Forbes IAC/InterActiveCorp., which controls Newsweek, plans to announce a digital plan for the magazine this fall, though... | Poynter. – 2012-07-26

A beastly news week for Newsweek

The first blow came on Monday, when the estate of the late billionaire Sidney Harman, which co-owns the Newsweek Daily Beast Co with IAC/Interactive Corp, officially announced that it would no longer... | Editors Weblog – 2012-07-26

Newsweek’s asparagus cover the latest recycling for magazine

Eater | Politico This cover photo has been used as a stock image for several years; Eater traced its origins to a shoot for Harper’s Bazaar six years… Read more | Poynter. – 2012-08-09

Paul Krugman Shows Newsweek How to Fact Check

Paul Krugman is pretty much done picking on Niall Ferguson for his widely-criticized takedown of President Obama and is moving on to Ferguson's publisher Newsweek. As Krugman sees it, the... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-08-22

Former Newsweek editor says his writing appeared under Zakaria’s byline

The New York Observer | The Atlantic | International Business Times Former Newsweek senior editor Jerry Adler tells Daniel D’Addario he wrote a piece for the magazine that ran under... | Poynter. – 2012-08-22

Get Ready for More Newsweek Trolling

Lots of people hated Niall Ferguson's "Hit the Road Barack" cover story for the August 27 Newsweek, but we learned on Friday it also sold a bundle, so we're getting ready for... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-08-31

Newsweek 'Muslim rage' cover invokes a rage of its own

A dying magazine has managed to outrage and alienate potential readers with its latest attention-grabbing moveIt was either a brilliant bid for attention (and readers) or one of the worst editorial... | Guardian – 2012-09-18

Tweeters co-opt Newsweek's #MuslimRage

If Newsweek magazine intended its latest cover story to spark conversation, it certainly got what it was looking for. | Stuff – 2012-09-18

How Newsweek’s ‘muslim rage’ conversation went wrong

The Atlantic’s Megan Garber on how Newsweek’s #muslimrage hashtag was overtaken: “While it may still be true that a good magazine — just as a good newspaper — is a... | Poynter. – 2012-09-19

Newsweek to cease print edition

Newsweek, the 80-year-old US current affairs magazine, is to become an online-only publication, ending its print edition. | BBC – 2012-10-18

Newsweek magazine shifting to all-digital format

Job cuts are expected as Newsweek magazine plans to end its print publication after 80 years and will shift to an all-digital format starting in early 2013. | CBC – 2012-10-18

Newsweek not long for the newsstands as it looks to a digital future

After 80 years in print, the venerable US magazine Newsweek will adopt an entirely digital format from the beginning of 2013, publishing its final print edition on December 31. In an announcement... | Editors Weblog – 2012-10-18

Who's Really to Blame for the Death of Newsweek?

To say the magazine died from sensationalism is like saying Titanic passengers died from screaming too loudly. | The Atlantic – 2012-10-18

Newsweek Goes Digital - Who's Next?

Though 80-year old Newsweek announced it will no longer offer a paper magazine, print is not dead, at least yet. | ABC News – 2012-10-19

If Newsweek wants to survive, it should learn from its peers

By Andrew Lih: Unsurprisingly, but sad nonetheless, Newsweek announced the last weekly print edition of the magazine will be December 31. Starting in 2013, it will join the ranks of U.S. News and... | Online Journalism Review – 2012-10-20

Barry Diller Will Try to Make Newsweek Layoffs as 'Spare' as He Can

IAC Chairman Barry Diller says downsizing is inevitable after Newsweek ceases publishing its print edition but the company will try to be as "spare" as possible when they cut staff.Related... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-10-24

Newsweek Might Be Doomed, But Newsweeklies Are Not

The failure of Newsweek to survive in print has been received as another sign that weekly news magazines are a dead business. But they're not. Just look around. | The Atlantic – 2012-10-30

Layoff season is under way as Newsweek begins notifying staff

Capital New York | TPM Livewire Newsweek is about to begin laying off staff, a move expected since the publisher scheduled its print magazine to shutter at the end of the year. A memo from... | Poynter. – 2012-12-07

This is What Newsweek's Digital Future Will Look Like

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 hand.... | AdWeek – 2012-12-14

The Last Newsweek Cover Has a Hashtag on It

You're pretty much resigned to reading Sports Illustrated or Reader's Digest the next time you go to the dentist's office now because Newsweek is no more. In... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-12-23

Newsweek unveils last print cover

Newsweek, the 80-year-old US current affairs magazine, features a Twitter-style hashtag on the cover of its last ever print edition. | BBC World – 2012-12-24

Newsweek publishes its final print edition

Newsweek’s final print edition was published this week, as the magazine begins to lay off staff and transition to a digital future. Its last cover was as controversial as its previous ones.... | Poynter. – 2012-12-26

Newsweek Is Now NewsBeast, and That's the End of That Chapter

In one of the final, wheezing gasps from the magazine that the world, for 79 years, used to know as Newsweek, there is now word that The Newsweek Daily Beast Company has officially changed its... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-02-01

IAC’s Diller Says Decision to Buy Newsweek Was ‘Fool’s Errand’

Barry Diller, the billionaire chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI), said he regrets buying Newsweek magazine, which he merged with the Daily Beast website in 2010.   “I wish I... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-04-30

Newsweek 2.0: A New Model For Online Magazines

Designed by Huge, the revamped, digital-only Newsweek aims to bring print mag qualities like cohesion and curation to the web. When it was announced last fall that Newsweek, after nearly 80 years... | Fast Company – 2013-05-22

IAC seeking buyer for Newsweek - Variety

May 28 (Reuters) - IAC/InterActive Corp is looking for potential buyers for Newsweek, the venerable magazine that stopped print publications in the United States last year in favor of an all... | Reuters – 2013-05-29

IAC Looks to Sell Newsweek

IAC/InterActiveCorp. is exploring a sale of Newsweek magazine, nearly six months after converting the magazine to a digital-only format. | The Wall Street Journal – 2013-05-30

Newsweek By the Numbers

On Tuesday, May 28, Variety reported that IAC, Barry Diller's media and internet company, is considering selling Newsweek. It would be the magazine's second sale within a three-year period... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-03

IBT Media to add Newsweek to its digital media stable

Aug 3 (Reuters) - IBT Media, a digital-only media company, said on Saturday it was acquiring Newsweek from IAC/InterActive Corp, which took over the venerable title in 2010, stopped its print edition... | Reuters – 2013-08-04

Newsweek Sold to IBT Media

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-08-04

Newsweek Finally Has a New Owner

Barry Diller was finally able to correct a mistake on Saturday when the business mogul finally sold the digital remains of Newsweek to IBT media, the owners and publishers of... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-04

Newsweek sold to digital news firm

The former US current affairs magazine Newsweek, which published its last print edition in December, is sold to digital news company IBT Media. | BBC – 2013-08-04

Newsweek sold again, this time to digital news company IBT Media

Newsweek, the former weekly news magazine that now publishes online only, is being sold to digital news company IBT Media.     | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-05

Newsweek magazine sold yet again

Newsweek, the digital version of the once mighty former print magazine, has been sold to the owners of the International Business Times, IAC/InterActive.It is the second sale in three years for... | Guardian – 2013-08-05

Newsweek Sold to International Business Times

Newsweek, the iconic newsmagazine brand, has been acquired by IBT Media, which publishes the news website International Business Times.  Newsweek has long been financially troubled and the... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-08-05

Meet IBT Media: The Future of Newsweek

While IBT Media has carved itself a profitable space in a few niche markets, it hasn't been a household media name. | Folio Magazine – 2013-08-06

Newsweek is dead. Long live Newsweek?

Newsweek's acquisition by upstart International Business Times is just the latest transformation of the long-heralded weeklyFor all the media carcasses decomposing along the internet superhighway,... | Guardian – 2013-08-06

Jim Impoco New Newsweek Editor-In-Chief

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-09-12

Newsweek Staffers Can't Wear Jeans Or Dye Their Hair, Apparently

The union that represents the employees of Newsweek has a few bones to pick with the title's new owners. International Business Times bought the struggling digital-only magazine in August. On... | HuffingtonPost – 2013-09-24

Newsweek Owner Hit by Newspaper Guild

Newsweek employees who stayed with the magazine after last month's sale to IBT Media have found themselves under a much more rigorous set of guidelines than they were previously used to... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-24

Newsweek staff may get hot under the collar over new owners' dress code | Media Monkey

Newsweek, which closed down its print edition in January, has changed hands for the second time in three years. Staff on the title, which lives on as a website, are now bracing themselves for more... | Guardian – 2013-09-26

Can Jim Impoco Save Newsweek?

The magazine's new editor discusses his vision for the publication, his top priority and whether it's possible to revive the brand.The post Can Jim Impoco Save Newsweek? appeared first on Digiday. | Digiday – 2013-10-07

Newsweek: the poster child of magazine journalism failure | Michael Wolff

Newsweek's new editor, Jim Impoco, wants to make the brand an 'indispensable' read again. I wish him the best of luckI have not asked my friend Jim Impoco, a smart and nice man, and the new editor of... | Guardian – 2013-10-14

Newsweek Print Edition Is Returning, NYT Reports

Newsweek is reportedly bringing back its print edition after transitioning to an all-digital format late last year. The New York Times reports that the weekly magazine will start printing again in... | The Huffington Post – 2013-12-04

Newsweek, Now Tina Brown-Free, Is Returning to Print

It seems like only yesterday that we were mourning the death of print media with the announcement that New York was cutting back to a biweekly publishing schedule. Perhaps those tears were premature:... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-12-04

Newsweek to print weekly edition again one year after calling it quits

Editor in chief Jim Impoco announced the magazine will begin producing a weekly 'premium' print edition as early as JanuaryAmanda Holpuch | The Guardian – 2013-12-04

Newsweek to Bring Print Edition Back From the Dead

Newsweek's new owners think they can succeed at something its previous owners failed at: printing a weekly magazine in the United States. IBT Media, the obscure media company that bought... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-12-04

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