« "He didn’t care that I was a Malcolm X scholar. " | Main | Bitter Clinger »

May 6, 2010

Newsweek. Dead, Dead, Dead. But Pretending to Be "For Sale"

Drive it fast to its tomb:
Ever since its recent  "reinvention" as an "opinion leader" Newsweek was too poor and too lazy to any real reporting any more, so it offered the same tired collection of Washington and Manhattan bylines you can read, or hear, or see, everywhere else, as if the bylines mattered instead of the news  — the eternal second banana to Time really had no further reason for existence.  Except, as Carr notes, to support its editor, Jon Meacham. -- "We Are All Socialists Now" Newsweek Goes On the Block - Big Journalism

Posted by Vanderleun at May 6, 2010 11:20 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

Your Say

Who wants to pay for week old liberal talking points?

Posted by: Gagdad Bob at May 6, 2010 1:56 PM

Or, for that matter, weak, old liberal talking points?

Posted by: CGHill at May 6, 2010 4:12 PM

Best idea so far, American dental Association buys it, converts it into a magazine with heavy emphasis on flossing. Circulation goes up because the 3 dentist offices that do not subscribe, buy.

Posted by: Fat Man at May 6, 2010 4:40 PM

Funny, I thought the White House owned Newsweek.......

Posted by: Blastineau at May 6, 2010 4:47 PM

I liked Podhoretz' take on the announcement in Commentary.

Posted by: Pete Madsen at May 7, 2010 9:55 AM

Post a comment

Remember Me?

(you may use HTML tags for style)