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Tale of the Tape: The New Newsweek vs. The New New York Times Magazine
Over the weekend, two of the nation's most prominent newsweeklies debuted new looks under new editors. How often does that happen? It's like your mother getting a short, modern haircut on exactly the same weekend your dad decides to finally shave off his mustache. It's jarring!
nytmag  newsweek  redesign  forsnd  from delicious
march 2011 by tysone
Tina Brown's Newsweek redesign: not so hot. - By Jack Shafer - Slate Magazine
I ridicule Brown's first complete issue not because I'm one of those Tina haters but because I expected a lot more from her. Remember, she became notorious for chasing timeliness by tearing up, at the eleventh hour, whole issues of The New Yorker, a magazine that formerly operated with the sort of lead time that made a risotto seem like Rice-A-Roni. Why edit The New Yorker as if you were editor of Newsweek, but then, on becoming the editor of Newsweek, edit that magazine as though it were Harper's? Harper's, in any case, strives for more originality.
tina_brown  newsweek  burn  from delicious
march 2011 by tysone
The Media Equation - How to Save Newsweek - NYTimes.com
Why not turn the full reporting firepower on a single topic one week (and by a single topic, I don’t mean the usual newsweekly newsstand bait like “When Jesus Rode a Gay Dinosaur That Had Breast Cancer to See a Historically Famous American President”).
david_carr  nytimes  newsweek  journalism  editing 
june 2010 by tysone
The Newsweek Cover Legacy
Robert Newman writes on the SPD blog, "We dug deep into our archives and collected some of the coolest Newsweek covers from the past 50 years. Let's hope someone smart (and with a lot of money) buys Newsweek and maintains this heritage."
forsnd  newsweek  history  news_design 
may 2010 by tysone

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