J Baustian commented on Betrayed by the Zeitgeist she once channeled, Tina Brown invokes it one last timeA newsweekly, if it is to succeed, must appeal to the broadest spectrum of readers. But Newsweek has been driving away subscribers for at least two decades. (Time Magazine, too) The main reason for a newsweekly is news, with more analysis than one gets in a daily newspaper in its print or online editions. But Newsweek tried to turn itself into a journal of opinion, left-leaning opinion, so right there about two-thirds of former and potential readers lost interest.
Posted on December 23rd, 2012 10:26pm