"Nerd alert. You're perfect."
So much for magazines.
The merger talks just got to be too tough.
Also, longtime real-estate reporter Dana Rubinstein has left.
One writer who left in this year's mass exodus from the mag has decided to come back!
Namely: Barry Diller, Tina Brown, and Sidney Harman.
We talked to some people who might know.
Harman's son gets an internship at Newsweek just in time for the lay-offs expected on Friday.
"What works on the web seems to be some combination of reporting and opinion that's personal, adversarial and introspective."
Big media news, with a side of salsa.
That might be an intriguing solution.
There's the solution, J School grads. It was staring you in the face the whole time!
This fits into two recent media trends.
It's the end of an era for the magazine.
But the stereo magnate sees himself now as an institution builder.
He'll write a column for 'Newsweek''s direct competitor every other week.
He believes he's leaving the magazine in good hands.