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Women, technology and exploring the line between empowerment and manipulation

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What can and should be done to increase women's access to technology in the world, and, once they have access to it, where does empowerment stop and manipulation begin? A gathering of powerful women in politics, policy and technology convened at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, D.C., for an event...
Women, technology and exploring the line between empowerment and manipulation

Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs film will be a play in three scenes

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The creator of The West Wing and Newsroom cracks the structure of Jobs' complex life FORTUNE --  "I hope I don't get killed by the studio for giving too much away," Sorkin says to Tina Brown toward the end of a half-hour interview at her Newsweek/Daily Beast "Hero Summit." Then...
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs film will be a play in three scenes

Tastemaker destination AHAlife raises a $10.1 million Series B round from international investors

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Every day, the website AHAlife delivers unique products from categories like fashion, food, beauty, accessories, home décor, tech and travel experiences right to your inbox. The site exudes “tastemaker status“, pairing a glossy editorial vibe with celebrity curators including Tim Gunn, DVF, Carmindy, Wendi Murdoch, Daniel Boulud, Bobbi Brown, Petra Nemcova, Cynthia Rowley, and Tina Brown...
Tastemaker destination AHAlife raises a $10.1 million Series B round from international investors

Can Andrew Sullivan make post-industrial journalism pay?

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We’re only a couple of days into the new year, and already we have a defining media moment: Andrew Sullivan, the star blogger who built a huge following at The New Republic and Time magazine and later moved to Tina Brown’s new-media platform The Daily Beast, announced that he is...
Can Andrew Sullivan make post-industrial journalism pay?

Everyone Knows Print Is Dead. Which Is Why NSFWCORP Is Launching A Print Edition

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On March 25th, NSFWCORP is launching a print edition. Experts agree: this is a terrible idea. Tina Brown, the editor of Newsweek/DailyBeast says print is dead, and as proof she points to the closure of a magazine that she drove into the ground using a succession of bullshit linkbaity barely-Business-Insider-worthy...
Everyone Knows Print Is Dead. Which Is Why NSFWCORP Is Launching A Print Edition
In Paywalls We Trust: How The Magazine Industry Can Weather The Coming Digital Transition

Tina Brown Doesn’t Get Online Publishing

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Tina Brown Doesn’t Get Online Publishing

Newsweek to End Print Edition

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Newsweek, the struggling newsweekly that was sold for $1 two years ago, will drop its print edition after an eight-decade run to become digital-only by the end of the year, the company said Thursday. Editor-in-Chief Tina Brown broke the news on Newsweek’s sister website, The Daily Beast. Newsweek’s Dec. 31...
Newsweek to End Print Edition

The Media Whisperer: Code and Theory's Brandon Ralph is the Digital Designer Du Jour

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“God, have you ever walked into a meeting and thought, This is not going to go well?” Code and Theory founder and creative director Brandon Ralph moaned. “That’s what it was like when we went to pitch to The Daily Beast.” Sitting with him in his 5th floor SoHo offices,...
The Media Whisperer: Code and Theory's Brandon Ralph is the Digital Designer Du Jour
Newsweek's last issue and Tribune Co. cuts the AP: Death of print slowly rolls on

Newsweek shuts print edition, goes gently into digital night

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Another icon of 20th century news reporting is about to disappear. Newsweek editor Tina Brown announced this morning that the magazine will publish its final print copy on December 31 but live on in a new tablet edition known as Newsweek Global. The move appeared to be inevitable after recent...
Newsweek shuts print edition, goes gently into digital night

Daily Beast To Cut Editorial Staff

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Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Newsweek/Daily Beast Co., the news company owned by Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, is cutting editorial jobs today as it turns Newsweek from a print magazine into an online-only publication. Tina Brown, editor-in-chief and founder of the company, announced plans in October to cease publication of Newsweek by...
Daily Beast To Cut Editorial Staff
Newsweek turns to digital-only publication

The tastemaker’s shopping site, AHAlife launches in over 100 countries

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Every day, the website AHAlife delivers unique products from categories like fashion, food, beauty, accessories, home décor, tech and travel experiences right to your inbox. The site exudes “tastemaker status“, pairing a glossy editorial vibe with celebrity curators including Tim Gunn, DVF, Carmindy, Wendi Murdoch, Daniel Boulud, Bobbi Brown, Petra Nemcova, Cynthia Rowley, and Tina Brown...
The tastemaker’s shopping site, AHAlife launches in over 100 countries

BuzzFeed: Behold, The Future Of Journalism. LOL

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Et tu, David Carr? I actually had to double-check the byline on this New York Times piece about how BuzzFeed is hiring serious reporters to break real news. I couldn’t believe Carr — probably the best, and most cynical, American media writer working today — would be so simperingly credulous....
BuzzFeed: Behold, The Future Of Journalism. LOL

WITN: Paul argues print isn't dead, only Tina Brown's judgement was

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I honestly couldn’t tell you what all Paul and I talked about in this episode of WITN. It was more rambling than usual — ranging from a debate about craft projects to Eli running in the room to pronounce the word “Admiral” proudly into Skype. (I think, our seven...
WITN: Paul argues print isn't dead, only Tina Brown's judgement was

Tina Brown Tells Her Daily Beast Staff: 'The Sad Moment Has Arrived'

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The Daily Beast is cutting a chunk of its editorial staff. We still don't know exactly how many in the newsroom will be losing their jobs, but an anonymous source tells The New York Observer that it's a "bloodbath" that could annihilate half the jobs in editorial. The Observer acquired...
Tina Brown Tells Her Daily Beast Staff: 'The Sad Moment Has Arrived'

A blogger or a journalist? Debate over the power and influence of tech writers

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Newsweek's Dan Lyons accuses bloggers of reinventing PR, dressing it up as journalism and playing at venture capitalismThe debate asking "Are bloggers journalists?" was exhausted by about 2005. (Answer: yes.) But in Silicon Valley, the question is being asked differently: are there times when bloggers shouldn't be journalists?The issue was...
A blogger or a journalist? Debate over the power and influence of tech writers

Does Barry Diller Know Something About The Future Of Newsweek That Tina Brown Doesn't Know?

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Yesterday, many news outlets reported that Newsweek owner Barry Diller had said or implied that Newsweek might kill its print edition this fall and go all digital. This news, not surprisingly, apparently sent the Newsweek newsroom into a panic. And it prompted Newsweek's legendary editor, Tina Brown, to take time...
Does Barry Diller Know Something About The Future Of Newsweek That Tina Brown Doesn't Know?

Announcing TNW Magazine Issue v0.4: The Fashion Issue [Free!]

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People say sometimes that beauty is only superficial. That may be so. But at least it is not so superficial as Thought is. To me, Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. -Oscar Wilde Spring is in the air. We...
Announcing TNW Magazine Issue v0.4: The Fashion Issue [Free!]

Newsweek's Web-Only Future: Inevitable, and a Whole Lot Smaller

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Barry Diller has followed through and pulled the plug on Newsweek’s print edition, but insists the weekly magazine can survive as a tablet publication. That doesn’t seem like the end game: If they make a go of it they’ll be the first digital-only tablet magazine to succeed. For a convincing...
Newsweek's Web-Only Future: Inevitable, and a Whole Lot Smaller

AHAlife Raises $10.1M To Curate And Sell Hard-To-Find, Luxury Products From Around The World

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AHAlife, an e-commerce site for hard-to-find and exclusive luxury lifestyle products, has raised $10.1 million in Series B funding, led by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, with DCM and FirstMark Capital also participating in the round. This brings the company’s total funding to $19.1 million. As we wrote in our review...
AHAlife Raises $10.1M To Curate And Sell Hard-To-Find, Luxury Products From Around The World

NSFWCORP Gets Banned By Vegas Distributors. Maybe This Is Why Print Is Dying

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About three minutes ago, our lead developer flipped the switch (pushed the button? I’m not entirely sure how technology works) to begin selling subscriptions to the Print Edition of NSFWCORP. As I wrote last week, the move into print is a huge step for us — possibly the most important...
NSFWCORP Gets Banned By Vegas Distributors. Maybe This Is Why Print Is Dying
Sign of the times: Newsweek kills print mag to embrace 'all-digital future'
Retail brick and mortar may not die completely, but it's dying as we know it

Newsweek Going All Digital In 2013 Due To "The Challenging Economics Of Print Publishing And Distribution"

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Newsweek, the U.S. weekly news magazine that’s been in publication since 1933, today announced it would be going all-digital beginning in early 2013. The last print version will be the December 31, 2012 edition, and the company will rename its publication “Newsweek Global” when it goes digital-only, targeted web and...
Newsweek Going All Digital In 2013 Due To "The Challenging Economics Of Print Publishing And Distribution"

After 80 Years, Newsweek Is Abandoning Print

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Newsweek just announced that it will abandon its print magazine and go "all digital" in 2013. The last print edition will be published December 31, 2012. Newsweek editor Tina Brown writes: ...our business has been increasingly affected by the challenging print advertising environment, while Newsweek's online and e-reader content has...
After 80 Years, Newsweek Is Abandoning Print

Five things a new owner could do to revitalize the Newsweek brand

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According to a report in Variety magazine, as well as a leaked internal memo, media mogul Barry Diller’s IAC is looking to unload its struggling Newsweek title to anyone who is willing to take it on — provided they want to absorb its substantial liabilities, of course. Diller himself acquired...
Five things a new owner could do to revitalize the Newsweek brand

Howard Kurtz isn't the problem at The Daily Beast, it's Tina Brown | Michael Wolff

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The Daily Beast/Newsweek has floundered in the digital space. Some blame needs to be pointed at editor Tina BrownWhen the media writer Howard Kurtz lost his job at the Daily Beast earlier this month, the details of how he screwed up managed to obscure the greater particulars of his boss,...
Howard Kurtz isn't the problem at The Daily Beast, it's Tina Brown | Michael Wolff

Why it's better for fact-checking to be done in public

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There’s been a lot of sound and fury this week about a Newsweek cover story written by Harvard historian Niall Ferguson, a piece that many critics — including New York Times columnist Paul Krugman — argue should never have been published because of the factual and other errors they say...
Why it's better for fact-checking to be done in public
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