Michael Hastings, most recently of Buzzfeed but well-known and respected for his reporting in Rolling Stone, Newsweek, and elsewhere, had died at the age of 33. According to Buzzfeed, he was killed in a car accident early this morning in Los Angeles.
Presented (almost) without comment: Washington, D.C.-based writer for Newsweek/Daily Beast and blogger Megan McArdle is joining the ranks of Bloomberg View, where she will be a columnist covering the economy, business, politics and national affairs. Show More Summary
Over the weekend Eleanor Clift preemptively accused Tea Party Republicans of using racist language in an effort to undermine passage of the farm bill. Appearing on The McLaughlin Group the longtime editor for Newsweek and Daily Beast...Show More Summary
NBC News Digital has hired Tony Dokoupil as a senior writer for NBCNews.com. Dokoupil joins NBC from Newsweek/The Daily Beast, where he was a senior writer. Investigation Discovery announced that the new season of “On the Case with Paula Zahn” will return Sunday, June 23 at 10 PM. Show More Summary
Washington, D.C.-based writer for Newsweek/Daily Beast and blogger Megan McArdle is joining the ranks of Bloomberg View, where she will be a columnist covering the economy, business, politics and national affairs. “Megan is an extraordinary writer and thinker,” said David Shipley, Executive Editor of Bloomberg View in a morning statement. Show More Summary
Monday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Peter Alexander hosts today with the latest on the G8 Summit live, out of Ireland, with Chuck Todd… One of us (!!!) joins for our First Reads of the morning… Newsweek and The Daily Beast’s Josh Rogin …
NBC News expanding its digital presence with hire from Newsweek and Daily Beast.
For PBS' weekend network show Religion and Ethics Newsweekly I've been reporting on the town's special place in the violent "Troubles" of the past few decades, and in the story of Ulster's peacemaking process that has now largely displaced that violence.
Appearing on Monday's The Last Word show, MSNBC.com Executive Editor Richard Wolffe -- formerly of Newsweek -- joined host Lawrence O'Donnell in defending the actions of IRS employees who focused on Tea Party groups for scrutiny, and...Show More Summary
"I still think the same way I thought as a child. I still worry. I'm still frightened... Nothing changes." - Maurice Sendak In 2009 Newsweek's Andrew Romano and Ramin Seetodeh interviewed Sendak. They wrote a great article. But no one had ever heard the poignant conversation. Until now. Enjoy the animation by Patrick Smith. Subscribe for more Blank on Blank.
Appearing on Thursday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe -- formerly of Newsweek -- harkened back to President Bill Clinton's impeachment and the Reagan-era Iran-Contra scandal to warn Republicans against pursuing Obama administration corruption. Show More Summary
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who suffer from airborne allergies you should start by blaming “global warming” for your sneezing and itchy eyes. This according to an online piece by Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s Josh DziezaShow More Summary
Time has added Sam Jacobs as a senior editor for Time.com. Jacobs comes to Time from Reuters, where he served as national political correspondent since late 2011. Jacobs has also worked for Newsweek and The Daily Beast. The memo announcing...Show More Summary
On Wednesday's The Last Word show, MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe -- formerly of Newsweek -- suggested that FNC host Bill O'Reilly was motivated by racism when he recently called it "shady" for President Obama to select Susan...Show More Summary
Newsweek and The Daily Beast editor-in-chief Tina Brown announced Wednesday afternoon that Baba Shetty, who became CEO of The Newsweek Daily Beast Company just nine months ago, is leaving the company. In an internal memo circulated to...Show More Summary
Baba Shetty, CEO of NewsBeast since September 2012, today left the company, which is reportedly in the midst of trying to offload Newsweek. Tina Brown broke the news in a memo that also revealed Rhona Murphy would be the interim CEO. Read more...
Bloomberg View columnist and longtime Newsweek man Jonathan Alter has a new book coming out that includes details about jowly shithead Roger Ailes, the head of Fox News. Politico's media reporter Dylan Byers writes that excerpts from...Show More Summary
Barry Diller is so anxious to be rid of Newsweek, he can't even be bothered to hide it. But all his badmouthing hasn't completely killed interest in the 80-year-old title. Digital First Media is among the parties taking a look at Newsweek's books, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Zynga to Lay Off 520 Employees — 18 Percent of Staff — And Shutter New York And LA Offices (AllThingsD) Zynga is laying off 18 percent of its workforce — which represents...Show More Summary
Photo: ReutersToday, a coalition of more than twenty media organizations—including Boing Boing, Los Angeles Times, NPR, Fox News, the New Yorker, Bloomberg News, Newsweek, New York Magazine, and Reporters Without Borders —wrote a letter...Show More Summary