When New York Press shut down last month to make way for a revived Our Town Downtown, The Observer wondered what would become of the hundreds of kelly green Press boxes dotting lower Manhattan. Standing side-by-side with the red graffiti’d Village Voice boxes, they were a visual reminder that print newspapers do still exist. Would they Read More
On the occassion of Newsweek‘s sale, The New York Times has a profile of The Economist, the hip newsweekly from across the pond (see: “globalisation”). The Economist is perhaps the magazine that Newsweek always wanted to be. The magazine’s readership is a smaller, self-selecting group, and its able to charge more. “Bankers read Read More
There are two newsweeklies in this town, and one of them wants nothing to do with the other right now.
In an update to the New York Times article about the Washington Post Company’s sale of Newsweek, Time editor Rick Stengel distances himself as much as possible from his struggling competition-cum-counterpart.
“Our Read More