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Tina Brown Confirms ‘The Daily Beast’ Talks With ‘Newsweek’

She’s not tipping her hand one way or the other, but in a Q&A commemorating her site’s two-year anniversary, The Daily Beast founding editor Tina Brown did confirm the widespread rumors that her site was in talks with Newsweek for some kind of collaboration.

“Yes, there have been some interesting discussions going on, as we have with potential partners large and small all the time.”

Hmmm. Enough of a nugget to get people talking about her site. But not enough to suggest anything of consequence is actually happening between The Daily Beast and Newsweek. Smart.

Also in her anniversary interview, Brown sends some love Christine Pelisek‘s way–the former LA Weekly reporter who broke the Grim Sleeper story in 2008, and who Brown promptly snatched up when the opportunity arose. Glad to hear Pelisek has the support she deserves at her new gig.

Previously on FBLA:

  • The Daily Beast Snags Howard Kurtz Away from the Washington Post
  • Newsweek/Daily Beast Talks Heating Up
  • Christine Pelisek Leaves LA Weekly for the Daily Beast
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