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Cover: Politico Magazine

In honor of the White House Correspondent’s Association Dinner, Politico Mag this week is all about the media:

Stories featured this week include:

The Undoing of Tina Brown – Luke O’Brien dives into the loss of $100 million dollars in the historic failure of the Newsweek and Daily Beast experiment. http://politi.co/Sdg4PC

What Is Hillary Afraid Of? – Glenn Thrush & Maggie Haberman explain why, if Hillary doesn’t run for president in 2016, the biggest single factor holding her back will be the media. http://politi.co/1iMnraM

‘The New York Times’ Is Not Going to Turn Into Buzzfeed’ – Susan Glasser sits down for a frank conversation with former editors of the Post and the Times to talk on paywalls, why some stories are a waste of time, CNN’s missing plane coverage, and one even reveals he’s cut back on his print diet. http://politi.co/R6pcod

Is Jake Tapper CNN’s Future – Or Its Past? – Reid Cherlin looks at the crossroads of Tapper, a long-time Washington journalist, and how CNN is reaping the benefits from his singular type of Washington presence. http://politi.co/1krROAN

Lords of the Viral Internet – Jesse Hicks talks with three masters of their craft from Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and Gawker on how they make you click. http://politi.co/1iCWt6e

Why Silicon Valley VCs Suddenly Love the Media – With venture capitalists having poured $100 million into digital content businesses, Ken Doctor asks if it’s a gold rush, a case of amnesia or a true tipping point in the fortunes of the media business. http://politi.co/1rIpMnr

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