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Richard Just named editor of National Journal magazine

National Journal | The Huffington Post Richard Just is the new editor of National Journal's magazine, the publication announced Tuesday.

Just will oversee the print edition of National Journal, which "isn’t found on newsstands, but is distributed through a membership model aimed at Washington’s elite," Michael Calderone reports in The Huffington Post. Just told Calderone he plans to “make National Journal the non-ideological magazine about politics and policy.” Calderone continues: (more...)

Chris Hughes says The New Republic’s web traffic has tripled

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Oddly, when Facebook rich guy Chris Hughes bought The New Republic early last year, he says he “shared the widespread worry that the web is the enemy of the style of writing and thinking that we Read more

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The New Republic’s NYT package: A good read, despite those footnotes

New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson pooh-poohs Politico's "scooplets" ("interesting in the moment but somewhat evanescent in their importance") and praises some of its staff ("I think they have some excellent reporters"). Tina Brown says the Mayo Clinic should buy The New York Times ("Excellent at keeping people alive"). The Times will launch an opinion app, Marc Tracy reports. And Tribune should create a national supernewspaper that competes with the Times by combining its local newsgathering in cities such as Baltimore, Chicago and Los Angeles with its national reporting in Washington, Michael Kinsley argues.

All these fun reads come from The New Republic's special "Future of the Times" package. You should read it! But first, can we talk about the footnotes? (more...)

The New Republic launches redesign

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"The journalism in these pages will strive to be free of party ideology or partisan bias," New Republic owner and Editor-in-Chief Chris Hughes writes in a letter reintroducing the 98-year-old magazine, whose redesign officially launches Monday.

Hughes "really thinks of [the magazine] as a start-up," New Republic Editor Franklin Foer tells Christine Haughney, who covers the roll-out, which includes a cover story interview of President Obama by Hughes and Foer.

The Facebook co-founder "gently led the twice-a-month magazine out of its college newspaper culture in which editors pulled all-nighters," Haughney writes, "and put in place a far more organized system in which articles are planned weeks in advance." He's added women writers, too, but "acknowledged that he was slower in transforming the magazine’s business side." (more...)

Ex-Slate writer Noah joins TNR; WSJ’s Freedman jumps to Reuters

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Tim Noah, who was laid off from Slate in late August, returns to The New Republic as senior editor. He interned there in 1980, and became a staff writer in the early 1980s. "Tim will write both a blog and the TRB column in the magazine," says editor Richard Just. "He will replace our esteemed colleague Jonathan Chait, who has accepted a position at New York magazine." || Alix Freedman, who has been deputy managing editor and page one editor at the Wall Street Journal, joins Reuters as Global Editor for Ethics and Standards at Reuters. In one of her roles at the Journal, "she was responsible for overseeing ethics and standards and supervising final-reading of high-impact stories in the newspaper and on the Dow Jones Newswires," writes Reuters editor-in-chief Steve Adler.