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Ten Newsweek Covers That Featured Classical Musicians

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Newsweek announced Thursday that it will end its print edition. The newsweekly introduced general audiences to classical superstars like Bernstein and Pavarotti.

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Meme Patrol: #MuslimRage

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The hashtag was overtaken instantly by tweets mocking the concept of specifically “Muslim” rage, detailing rage-triggers that were sometimes inanely innocuous, sometimes darkly ironic, and all very much on point with what it means to be a modern Muslim.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Good Girls Revolt at Newsweek

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Lynn Povich talks about working at Newsweek in the 1960s, and discovering that women researchers sometimes became reporters, rarely writers, and never editors. She was a ringleader of the 46 Newsweek women who charged the magazine with discrimination in hiring and promotion in 1970. It was the first female class action lawsuit—and the first by women journalists. In The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace, she tells the story of this turning point through the lives of several participants.

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Features

Newsweek Daily Beast Company Names New Publisher

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Ray Chelstowski, former Rolling Stone and Entertainment Weekly executive, has been named the new publisher of The Newsweek Daily Beast Company.

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Features

Newsweek and The Daily Beast Announce Merger

Friday, November 12, 2010

American news institution, meet bright reporting Web site. Tina Brown will be the editor-in-chief of the newly-formed Newsweek Daily Beast Company.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Beauty Works

Friday, July 23, 2010

In a struggling economy with more people competing for the same jobs, how much does the "beauty premium" matter? Jessica Bennett, senior writer at Newsweek, explores the effects of physical attractiveness in the Newsweek special report "The Beauty Advantage".

Tell us what you think about the role of looks in the workplace. Do you think attractiveness is ever a disadvantage? How much do you think it matters when you're job-hunting? Leave your comment below!

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