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RIP Newsweek in print

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TigerVols, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    ...pulling the plug Dec. 31.


    The digital-only publication, supported by paid subscriptions and dubbed Newsweek Global, will be aimed at a "highly mobile, opinion-leading audience who want to learn about world events in a sophisticated context," [Tina] Brown said.

  2. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    There is a God!!!
  3. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Now the Flanderseses will read nothing, just like the Simpsons.
  4. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Heaven needed a magazine about itself.
  5. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    The office has a subscription.

    Someone there takes it into the shitter to read and there it stays, in the communal reading pile, until the cleaning people throw it away.

    I haven't looked at an issue in years.
  6. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    Very good.
  7. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I guess heaven needed a few trees to liive
  8. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    I was all set to post this on the Journalism Only board with a subject line of "Newsweek cuts back to zero days a week in print"
  9. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Well-Known Member

    Another slow suicide.
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Good riddance...
  11. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Content, not platform, killed the print edition of Newsweek. It will eventually kill the online version, too.
  12. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    It'll be interesting. Slate seems to do OK with opinion-only, though it's backed by the Washington Post, right? Wonder how much revenue/profit it generates on its own. Like they say, opinions are like assholes ...
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