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Iran spies' failed attempt to recruit Daily Beast writer

The Daily Beast National security journalist Shane Harris was just going about his normal day when he got the email. He assumed it was spam. "Honestly," he told me Monday, "I did think it was spam. It was addressed to me as 'Sir Shane Harris.'" When he looked closely, he realized he was being asked to submit … Read More
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Newsweek, Daily Beast together have lost about $30 million

Adweek.com Tina Brown says The Daily Beast website is on track to be profitable this year, but Lucia Moses points out that getting the combined NewsBeast into the black by early 2013 -- Daily Beast backer Barry Diller insists that's possible -- will be a daunting task. "If that task takes years and Newsweek can’t find … Read More