The crowdfunding platform Beacon just announced a partnership with Newsweek magazine to help fund a reporter investigating sexual assaults on college campuses, and despite the criticisms of an earlier partnership with The Huffington Post, there are a lot of benefits to such an approach
The man identified by Newsweek as being the inventor of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin has issued a categorical denial, claiming the story hurt his job prospects and confused his family.
Newsweek has identified a man it believes is the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, and published details about his personal life. How is this different from what Reddit users and others have been widely criticized for doing with the Boston bombers?
Despite her successful track record at magazines like Vanity Fair and the New Yorker, editor Tina Brown was incapable of making The Daily Beast work. Her failure there says a lot about how the media landscape has changed.
Daily Beast editor Tina Brown is well known for her somewhat abrasive personality, and that side of her was in full display on Twitter in a response to former Beast columnist Howard Kurtz about the death of Newsweek.
According to multiple reports, media mogul Barry Diller is looking to unload his stake in Newsweek magazine. Is the title’s brand irreparably damaged, or could a new owner revitalize it? Here are a few suggestions.
Existing players in an industry almost always fail to appreciate how disruption will affect them or understand how to adapt to it, Harvard professor Clay Christensen says, and media companies are making all of those same mistakes.
Hammered by declining print advertising revenue in much the same way newspapers have been, Time Inc. announced that it is laying off about 500 of its staff. But are the cuts the end, or just the beginning?
Blogging superstar Andrew Sullivan dropped a bombshell on Wednesday by saying he is leaving The Daily Beast and setting up his own subscription-based website. Can he become the first prominent success story in what some have called the move towards “post-industrial” journalism?
Like other industries that have been disrupted by new forms of competition, Clay Christensen says that newspapers were almost incapable of taking the steps they needed to take — even long after the danger of not taking those steps had become abundantly obvious.