Next week marks the publication of The Last Magazine, the late BuzzFeed reporter’s first novel — as well as the first anniversary of his death. We’re celebrating his work and his life with these chapters, chronicling a book party that totally in no way took place in the offices of Newsweek.
“I have no knowledge of nor have I ever worked on cryptography, peer to peer systems, or alternative currencies.” Updated with statement from Newsweek.
On Newsweek’s Polish cover, Russian President Vladimir Putin is pictured in a straight jacket over the words “Evil Empire.”
“I’m so glad I’m not the editor,” said Tina Brown, Newsweek’s former editor. Leah McGrath Goodman, the Satoshi author, responds: “I find her comments not to be very friendly to Newsweek.”
Questions abound since the man Newsweek reported is the reclusive creator of Bitcoin said he had nothing to do with the digital currency — and you know what the internet does with unanswered questions.
In 2011, Mormonism was called an “outsider faith.” Today, it’s more a part of the national conversation than it was before. What the “Mormon moment” means for the church a year after Romney.
A source with direct knowledge of the situation says IAC does not plan to renew Tina Brown’s contract when it expires in January. A decision has not yet been made on the future of The Daily Beast.
“I still think the same way I thought as a child. I still worry. I’m still frightened… Nothing changes.”
IAC Chairman Barry Diller is plotting to sell the digital remnants of once-proud Newsweek magazine. Of his 2010 deal to merge the title with The Daily Beast, Diller said at the D11 conference Wednesday, “I got seduced into Newsweek.”
Not much has changed since 1968.
It’s hard to believe this thing is finally wrapping up. A look back at the campaign’s most memorable magazine covers.
That Words With Friends board game is just the tip of the disrupted iceberg.
How the magazine spent its final years in print.
The magazine cover is dead. Next: homepages?
To a high school senior in 2002, that is.
As far as mini Twitter spats between famous atheists and controversial magazine editors go, this one is pretty excellent.
The iconic weekly magazine announced Thursday it’s killing its print edition.
Many are calling Newsweek’s new cover offensive and sensational. Twitter users are also now actively trolling Newsweek’s #MuslimRage hashtag in protest.
The magazine revives the cover line it famously used to needle George H.W. Bush in 1987. “Is he just too insecure to be president?” UPDATE: Romney reacts.
It finally has the world talking about female sexual desires. Shift’s Amy Odell and Anna North discuss the latest critique of the book in the new issue of “Newsweek.”
Or Jesus, the missing link of Nickelback? Jesus, your local Starbucks barista? Where have you seen this Jesus recently?
Newsweek’s main story this week is about Christianity in America being in crisis. This is their cover.
Do you think they picked the right cover?
They’ve got to like this cover in Boston. Also, what’s up with Newt’s sword, torso?
Newsweek baited conservatives this week with Andrew Sullivan’s cover article asking why Obama’s critics are “so dumb.” Benjamin Kruse hits back with this mockup.
A year ago, Jon Huntsman sat down with McKay Coppins to send out the first flares for his presidential campaign. Coppins looks back at the bad decisions, and at Huntsman’s surprising diplomatic failures on the campaign trail.
The trololol is strong in this one. In what I can only assume is a deliberate attempt to anger the entire GOP, Newsweek’s just-released cover for its upcoming issue teases an Andrew Sullivan piece by asking why President Obama’s critics are “so dumb.” Will Republicans take the bait? Only (a very short amount of) time will tell! Also: Yes. (via SoupSoup)
Shots fired! Here’s what Madonna had to say when asked by Newsweek’s Jacob Bernstein about Lady Gaga’s song, “Born This Way,” which has been criticized by some as a rip-off of Madge’s 1989 hit, “Express Yourself.” Let the shade-throwing and wig-snatching begin!