It’s been 11 months since the escalator ride that changed the world. When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the presidency it was derided, laughed at. Newsweek took it more seriously but not everyone did. Even after Trump quickly vaulted ahead in public opinion polls, he was mocked, ridiculed, dismissed. Show More Summary
Brazilian WhatsApp users will not be able to use the app after a judge declared that wireless phone carriers were to block access. This, according to Newsweek, is going to affect over 100 million people in Brazil who use WhatsApp, preventing them from using the instant-messaging app for 72 hours. Show More Summary
We didn’t write it, Newsweek published the story (which the Washington Examiner summarized): Huma Abedin, a longtime aide to Hillary Clinton, nearly began sobbing at the thought of Clinton carrying her own bags, according to a report published on Thursday. “Abedin took her duties so seriously … that when she learned that Clinton had once […]
We've been down this path before, but it's looking increasingly likely that this may in fact be the last time. After a big mistake turned Dorian Nakamoto's life upside down in 2014 when Newsweek unmasked the wrong man, the true Satoshi Nakamoto has seemingly come forward in a blog post and a coordinated reveal with several news agencies. Show More Summary
Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from A. Renato,...Show More Summary
Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from Hillary...Show More Summary
Dan Lyons was the 51-year-old technology editor at Newsweek in the summer of 2012, planning a European vacation with his wife and six-year-old twins, when he was abruptly informed by phone that his job was being eliminated. He had two weeks to pack up, no severance. About a year later, he found...
21st CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: “‘She was a very, very religious person—she didn’t smoke, drink or swear, always very polite,’ recalls one Clinton friend, who, like most people who spoke to Newsweek, asked not to be named. ‘A lot of times, Hillary would snap her fingers and go, ‘Gum.’ And Huma would fetch it.’ Abedin took her […]
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Welcome to "Explain Your Letter," a recurring feature wherein we choose an interesting letter published in Newsweek decades ago and track down its writer to ask for an explanation or update. In this installment, we talk to several readers...Show More Summary
A Reuters photo of a BuzzFeed employee illustrates an article on Newsweek that originally appeared in International Business Times. Is the future of journalism articles about the future of journalism?
[Content Note: Misogyny; racism; dehumanization.]Apparently not content with containing their misogyny to Hillary Clinton, Newsweek has published a profile of her chief aide, Huma Abedin—or, rather, what reads a lot more like a hit piece on both Abedin and Clinton, masquerading as a profile. Show More Summary
When Uber and a coalition of drivers from Massachusetts and California agreed on a $100 million settlement last week over employee rights, news outlets, including Newsweek, heralded the news as the beginning of the tip-included Uber era. But as of Thursday, Uber is not giving into the in-app tipping option demanded by many of its contracted drivers. Show More Summary
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It’s been just five months since Newsweek’s Middle East edition launched, but Deputy Editor Habiba Hamid can already reel off a list of favorite features. From a profile of the Iraqi Muslim Brotherhood to a look at religious influences in Jordan’s school curriculum, the newsroom, as she says, is “pulling no punches.” Some 40 writers who are new to Newsweek...
The lawyer of pro-Biafra activist Nnamdi Kanu has told Newsweek that the Nigerian government has no witnesses to bring against his client as Kanu’s counsel seeks to overturn a ruling that witnesses in the trial could be anonymized. Kanu,...Show More Summary
Newsweek also made several other staffing changes.
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This article, by Associate Editor Tim Baker, and other articles about America's newest vice, are featured in Newsweek's new special edition, Vape Nation. In 1888, George Eastman introduced the Kodak to the world, the first camera utilizing photographic film. Show More Summary