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Washington Post Co. to Sell Newsweek (Dumpin' It: Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)
Newsweek (seriously) ^

Posted on 05/05/2010 7:57:52 AM PDT by quesney

Edited on 05/05/2010 7:59:18 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

The Washington Post Co. announced today that it has retained Allen & Company to explore the possible sale of NEWSWEEK magazine.


(Excerpt) Read more at newsweek.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: dbm; deathspiral; democrats; leftists; media; mediadeath; mediascum; msm; newsweak; socialists
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To: quesney

they never did get around to changing the name to “Barack Illustrated Weekly”, eh?


21 posted on 05/05/2010 8:17:04 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: catnipman

I’ve got a place it would fit, but I can’t say, ‘cause it would get me banned.


22 posted on 05/05/2010 8:17:59 AM PDT by cydcharisse (`)
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To: quesney
Remember when Newsweak's "chief investigative reporter" Michael Isadumkopf reported that a Koran had been flushed down a toilet by an American at Guatanamo Bay? This story triggered wide-spread rioting and anti-American protests throughout the world.

It was later proved to be only an allegation and Newsweak was forced to print a retraction.

Also, remember the sexist photo of Sarah Palin published on a Newsweak cover? The bias was so lame and obvious that even liberals were embarrassed.

Before leftists took over this rag, it ranked only behind Time magazine as an important news journal. However, leftists are like locusts when they take something over.....they leave only ravaged ruination and shreds of destruction in all they touch before they are forced to leave or sell out what they have despoiled.

Good riddance to bad rubbish. Now it appears that the likes of Michael Isikoff and Eleanor Clift may have to look for new print outlets on which to impose their liberal literary fungus.

Leni

23 posted on 05/05/2010 8:18:54 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Bill O'Reilly: 9/8/09: "Communism is not a threat to us anymore" - 10/20/09 "Obama is not a Marxist")
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To: quesney

poor old Eleanor. She’s too old to do tricks and transaction from presstitute to prostitute.

She’s too old for sidewalk sex like that with Bubba at the ‘68 convention.

Tough, I mean tough nookies.


24 posted on 05/05/2010 8:20:59 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Ostracize Democrats. There can be no Democrat friends.)
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To: quesney

How about News Corp buy it. Johnathon Alter has to report into Rupert Murdoch and Rupert says, You’re fired!!! Would love it...


25 posted on 05/05/2010 8:26:51 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: quesney

It will take a decade, maybe more, to get rid of the outdated issues littering the waiting rooms of the country.

The next to fall will be People, US and assorted papparrazi pubs about retarded celebrities.


26 posted on 05/05/2010 8:29:30 AM PDT by hdstmf
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To: quesney

I'm sure going to miss garbage like this!

27 posted on 05/05/2010 8:32:21 AM PDT by Zakeet (Will Rogers never met the Wee Wee)
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To: quesney

Can’t imagine3 any buyers unless their intent is to cease paper publication and go strictly on line like US News & World Report. Time wont be far behind.


28 posted on 05/05/2010 8:33:28 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: quesney
Washington Post Co. to Sell Newsweek

That might be wishful thinking.

29 posted on 05/05/2010 8:34:58 AM PDT by Tribune7 (It is immoral to claim the tea parties to be racist)
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To: quesney

So far, the highest bid has come from Charmin, looking for a new distribution system.


30 posted on 05/05/2010 8:36:30 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: 04-Bravo; aimhigh; andyandval; Arizona Carolyn; backhoe; Bahbah; bert; bilhosty; Caipirabob; ...

Ping. Sorry to be late on the ping list, but I was busy this morning reporting on a red hot school board meeting last night.


31 posted on 05/05/2010 8:38:29 AM PDT by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: quesney

Chief Moose had might as well be the chief editor for the LSM losers, with their constant drumbeat of “whitey did it.”

The Der Sturmer had more subtly than the clown show that calls itself “mainstream.”


32 posted on 05/05/2010 8:40:56 AM PDT by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: quesney

I’ll throw ten bucks into the bidding right now.


33 posted on 05/05/2010 8:49:55 AM PDT by DaxtonBrown (HARRY: Money Mob & Influence (Expose on Reid on amazon.com written by me!))
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To: Grampa Dave

Somebody put an article on MarketWatch.com suggesting “it” be merged with Slate.com. I guess then you could call it the slippery slate!!!


34 posted on 05/05/2010 8:53:33 AM PDT by SierraWasp ("Contempt of Congress" used to be a minor crime. Now it's a badge of honor!!!)
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To: quesney

I hear the National Enquirer is interested....

hh


35 posted on 05/05/2010 8:55:04 AM PDT by hoosier hick (Note to RINOs: We need a choice, not an echo....Barry Goldwater)
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To: quesney; All
I guess THEY'RE ALL SOCIALISTS, NOW!

36 posted on 05/05/2010 8:58:53 AM PDT by ct_libertarian (Movie with a story or another Hollywood Marxist sermon? Find out at http://www.HollywoodSTFU.com)
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To: hoosier hick

Weren’t these the idiots that said they actually wanted, and were happy about less market share a few months ago? Also, didn’t they say they were intentionally pandering to a more sophisticated market?


37 posted on 05/05/2010 9:00:53 AM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: quesney
It'd be fun to put an ad on Craigslist for journalism job, and then receive resumes from Evan Thomas, Eleanor Clift, Jonathon Alter etc.

Arrange for an interview. Toy with them. Then let them know they've been punked by a Freeper, while laughing maniacally.

38 posted on 05/05/2010 9:03:10 AM PDT by Plutarch
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To: SanFranDan

Maybe a merger with the Atlantic ?


39 posted on 05/05/2010 9:05:53 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: quesney

NEWSWEEK = “We are all Socialists now!”

That publication deserves to die.


40 posted on 05/05/2010 9:10:24 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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