Don’t Mess With Tina Brown

Et tu, Howard Kurtz?

1. On Monday morning, Howard Kurtz — who left Tina Brown’s Daily Beast in May after reporting a major error — tweeted a New York Times article exploring how the Daily Beast’s partnership with Newsweek went sour.

2. Then his former boss replied.

6. Update: Monday, Aug. 5, 3:10 p.m.

In an email to BuzzFeed’s Kate Aurthur (and to Politico), Howard Kurtz declined to fight back.

“I’m going to take the high road and say I’m proud of my accomplishments at the Beast and wish Tina and my friends there all the best.”

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