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December 7, 2012

Dead Website Walking

Newsweek/Daily Beast Co., the media company founded by Tina Brown and backed by billionaire Barry Diller, is considering charging readers for access to its Daily Beast website for the first time...

[Before shutting it down] Newsweek was on track to lose $22 million in 2012. -- - - Bloomberg
"I like Newsweek, the coverage is great, it covers my whole rear end and the ink doesn't come off, save alot of money on toilet paper, most people will convert to Newsweek once Obama's taxes kick in."

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 7, 2012 9:33 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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The Dead Beast/Newsweek will find out what the Times found out when they erect the paywall. The Times hasn't fixed their losing problem. The proximate, precipitate rason is: liberals spend only OPM. They won't pay for the trip behind the wall.

Posted by: Peccable at December 7, 2012 10:20 AM

Yep, you misspelled "sty".

Posted by: mushroom at December 7, 2012 7:07 PM

That will finish them off. There ain't nuthin they could have behind a paywall that would be worth a penny. Except maybe I'd pay a penny to keep Andy Sullivan tied up behind one.

Posted by: Sam L. at December 7, 2012 9:16 PM

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