Meacham’s Newsweek redesign ‘hurt the editorial mission of the magazine’
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“I didn’t look at it at all because what it had become was something that I wouldn’t even want to be close to and that Tina Brown wouldn’t even want to be close to,” says Newsweek's creative director Dirk Barnett. “We just set out to kind of reinvent the magazine in a way by definitely staying true to the core principles of what Newsweek used to be. If you look at it five years ago, it was an amazing magazine.” || More from Barnett.