The New Republic

The New Republic (TNR) is a liberal American magazine of commentary on politics and the arts published continuously since 1914. A weekly for most of its history, it is currently published 20 times per year with a circulation of approximately 50,000.In March 2012, Chris Hughes became the publication's owner, editor-in-chief, and publisher.
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  • ‘Never more accurate': Jack Shafer on journalism in 2014

    … wanted to find an expert in pharmacology, you might have to ask around, call a few universities. It was more time-consuming, and because it was more time-consuming, you wouldn’t be able to reach a couple of authorities on deadline. For the same reason, it’s easier to discover and take apart a faulty story. It takes one guy like Richard Bradley…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 5 readers -
  • Michael Wolff on digital media in 2015: ‘A deluge of crap’

    … in which you have to compete with BuzzFeed. That’s what Nick Denton seemed to be getting at in his recent memo to Gawker staff. He essentially copped to trying to out-BuzzFeed BuzzFeed. Exactly. There’s only one pole there. Whoever is rushing to the bottom is where everybody has to go. So journalism suffers here. The best journalism functions…

    Brian Braiker/ Digiday- 18 readers -
  • What we learned about publishing in 2014

    … “content creators.” The publishing business may need a savior, but as high-profile troubles at The New Republic and First Look Media showed, journalists can be self-important and hard to manage, at least by their latest saviors, the Silicon Valley crowd. There was a staff exodus at TNR, where there were complaints that owner Chris Hughes and CEO Guy…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 8 readers -
  • Why Silicon Valley and media don’t mix easily

    … Post and ex-Facebooker Chris Hughes taking over The New Republic. But as last week’s upheaval at The New Republic and the recent contretemps at First Look show, technologists don’t have all the answers where media are concerned. “They’ve arrived from Mars with the typical arrogance of a tourist, over-noticing the wrong things,” said Jason Pontin…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 23 readers -
  • The Digiday Vitriol-o-meter: What were we outraged about this week?

    … Welcome to the second installment of the Digiday Vitriol-o-Meter. The idea is simple: a look back at the week’s top media and marketing stories through the lens of how much outrage (warranted or not) they generated. Here’s how to read it: The Y-axis charts the level of outrage in the Internet zeitgeist generated by a given event — from “meh…

    Digiday- 6 readers -
  • Facebook drops hints that it’s eyeing content recommendation, too

    … by paying, but the high cost has kept them from using it on more than a limited basis. “In the below-the-fold articles, I’d love to be able to promote a The New Republic feature story on Putin,” said Noah Chestnut, who recently left his job as director of New Republic Labs for BuzzFeed. “The idea is, the reader cares more about the subject and reading…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social Content Google Facebook- 10 readers -
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