Report: Slim boosts stake in NYT, eyes Newsweek
New York Post | Hillman Foundation
Keith J. Kelly reports Carlos Sllm is doubling his current 7 percent stake in the Times, and met with Newsweek execs on Wednesday. (Kelly hears Slim was not one of the two billionaires who called Jon Meacham after it was announced that Newsweek is for sale.) [UPDATE: Slim's spokesman says Kelly's story is wrong.] || Charles Kaiser: Newsweek -- a magazine that mattered.
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