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Doubts over Newsweek Europe as editor Addis quits

The curse of Newsweek seems to have struck again with Europe editor Richard Addis, formerly editor of the Daily Express and Toronto Globe and Mail, leaving and its eight London-based editorial staff facing redundancy. Owner International Business Times has denied ...

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Tina Brown’s Newsweek takes the all-digital plunge

The Guardian may or may be going all-digital but Newsweek is. Famous old news weekly Newsweek was sold to Sydney Harman by the Washington Post four years ago and merged with Tina Brown’s Daily Beast online news and comment site ...

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Will the old Mad Men magic work for Tina Brown’s new Newsweek?

Creatives, sharpen your pencils. Tina Brown, editor of Newsweek and The Daily Beast, has a new challenge for you. Well, not ‘new’ perhaps; more “retro”. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hone those copy skills which you might, if you were ...

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Arianna Huffington the big winner as AOL buys Huffington Post for $315m

One-time market-leading ISP AOL has been trying to reinvent itself as an online content provider since it split from Time Warner in 2009 and now CEO Tim Armstrong has bet the ranch on Arianna Huffington and her Huffington Post, the ...

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Is the Playboy brand really worth $207m? Hugh Hefner thinks so

And so does FriendFinder Network, owner of Penthouse which actually offered slightly more than Hugh Hefner’s $207m for the listed publisher. But Hefner, who is 84 and founded the magazine in December 1953, owned a blocking stake in the company. ...

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Tina Brown back in print as Daily Beast merges with Newsweek

Tina Brown, former editor of the Tatler, Vanity Fair and the New Yorker, is back in the print business as her Daily Beast news and gossip website is to merge with Newsweek, the venerable news weekly recently purchased by US ...

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Newsweek for a dollar – bargain or a case of vanity publishing?

It’s probably a bit of both for 91-year old hi-fi tycoon Sidney Harman, the new owner, and just as much for his 65-year old wife US Democrat congresswoman Jane. The $1 Harman has paid the Washington Post for the struggling ...

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