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Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.19.12

Layoffs Expected at Newsweek; Variety Gets a New Publisher

October 19, 2012
The print edition of Newsweek is done as of December 31, 2012. "Exiting print is an extremely difficult moment for all of us who love the romance of print and the unique weekly camaraderie of those hectic hours before the close on Friday night. But as we head for the 80th anniversary of Newsweek next year we must sustain the journalism that gives the magazine its purpose -- and embrace the all-digital future," Daily Beast editor-in-chief and founder Tina Brown wrote in a post announcing the news. Personnel reductions will follow, although the editrix, who "grew teary-eyed" when telling ...

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