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Online or on Paper, Publications Are a Core Part of Our Identity
December 3, 2012 | 12:00 pm

  By Mik Strøyberg | Head of Consumer Engagement for Issuu You can tell a lot about a person by taking a look at what he or she reads. Suppose you walk into a stranger’s home and see copies of Forbes magazine on the table. You would likely imagine the householder is interested in business. Assume you see copies of Dog News or Equine Journal. You would probably conclude that he is an animal lover. If you spotted a stack of VICE magazines, you could safely surmise that he has an irreverent sense of humor. The point is that publications give unique...

After 80 years in print, Newsweek adopts an all-digital format
October 18, 2012 | 9:00 am

The premiere issue of News-Week    Editor's note: The following is an excerpt of a letter published this morning on the website of The Daily Beast. The letter was co-authored by Tina Brown, editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast and Newsweek, and Baba Shetty, CEO of the Newsweek Daily Beast Company. "We are announcing this morning an important development at Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Newsweek will transition to an all-digital format in early 2013. As part of this transition, the last print edition in the United States will be our Dec. 31 issue. Meanwhile, Newsweek will expand its rapidly growing tablet and online presence, as well as its successful global...

Newsweek.com merges with The Daily Beast
November 19, 2010 | 3:50 am

A week ago I mentioned that U.S. News and World Reports was ceasing print operations. But another interesting on-line news story that has been developing over the last week is the decision of Tina Brown, managing editor at both Newsweek and the news blog/aggregator The Daily Beast, to merge the two brands into one site. (Though Newsweek will also continue to be published as the print magazine of that name.) The decision has proven somewhat controversial, as shown by the emergence of a “Save Newsweek.com” Tumblr blog. However, Brown insists that “Newsweek.com's superb content will live on under its...