Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Newsweek Running Out of Swords for Higher-Ups to Fall On

Cover of the January 16, 1939 issue of Newswee...Image via WikipediaThe New York Times reported yesterday that Publisher Ray Chelstowski, Managing Editor Tom Weber and Executive Editor Edward Felsenthal are all out at beleaguered Newsweek.

Moribund ad sales reportedly are to blame for the management team shake-up in which Chelstowski purportedly was ousted and Weber and Felsenthal resigned. Last year, the once-venerable newsweekly magazine merged with The Daily Beast to form the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. under editor-in-chief Tina Brown (see "TUOL" post 11/12/10).
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