Our partners at the LA Weekly introduced us to the above political ad, which serves as a nice counterpoint to our own local nuttiness lately. While on the East Coast we've had Weinergate, which of course eventually went national, and more seriously, the fight for gay marriage, the West Coast has... ... More >>
Sidney Harman, the audio equipment billionaire, philanthropist and Executive Chairman of Newsweek since purchasing the struggling weekly magazine about six months ago, died on Tuesday after a brief fight with acute myeloid leukemia, his family announced today in a brief statement. He was 92. ... More >>
It's one thing for a reporter to have a billionaire in his pocket and pick his own next owner. It's another for the reporter, Newsweek's esteemed Howard Fineman, to have pocketed the billionaire by boosting his wife in print for years.
I went to the Columbia Journalism dinner in 2006 when Fi ... More >>
Keith Kelly reports in the New York Post, like, a few minutes ago that Newsweek editor-in-chief Jon Meacham is supposedly out once the magazine's sale to Sidney Harmon is complete. Politico's Mike Allen just reported what's all but a confirmation. And Michael Calderone of Yahoo just Tweeted o ... More >>