Why the Newsweek-Daily Beast deal fell apart

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The joint venture started to look like a takeover to Newsweek owner Sidney Harman, reports Steve Fishman. Daily Beast president Stephen Colvin would be Newsweek’s president, and according to the proposed governance structure, Tina Brown wouldn’t even report to Harman but to an independent board. || How Newsweek lost Fareed Zakaria to Time.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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