Thursday, May 06, 2010

Money-losing Newsweek is for sale - The Boston Globe

Sign of the times (er, Post…).  Also see this related James Fallows post 

The Washington Post Co. is putting Newsweek magazine up for sale, raising questions about the publication’s future and whether the newsweekly format has a place in today’s media market.

“The era of mass is over, in some respect,’’ said Charles Whitaker, at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. “The newsweeklies, for so long, have tried to be all things to all people, and that’s just not going to cut it in this highly niche, politically polarized, media-stratified environment.’’

From the James Fallows post:

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Money-losing Newsweek is for sale - The Boston Globe

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