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21 August 2017 14:05 (South Africa)

Newsweek in merger talks with The Daily Beast

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast website are talking about possibly merging their operations. If the deal goes through, The Daily Beast editor Tina Brown would be the editor of Newsweek, in addition to her responsibilities at the website. The Washington Post Company sold Newsweek to Sydney Harman in August for the price of $1.  Read more: Reuters

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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