Newsweek Tumblr Takes Editor Search Into Its Own Hands


Do you have “the brilliant mind, the heroic fortitude, the incredible capacity for alcohol” that is required to run Newsweek? Then the magazine’s punchy Tumblr blog wants you to send in an application to replace Jon Meacham as the captain of their not-quite-sinking ship. Not funny? “You’ll fit right in.” Hate grammatical errors? “Nerd alert, you’re perfect.” The Tumblr will even take bribes — a step Tina Brown clearly skipped in her bid to take over the mag.