Thursday, October 18, 2012
By Brian Wise
Newsweek announced Thursday that it will end its print edition. The newsweekly introduced general audiences to classical superstars like Bernstein and Pavarotti.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
By Jeff Yang : IAFC Blogger
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.
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.
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!