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.
Posts about The New Republic
  • ‘Never more accurate': Jack Shafer on journalism in 2014

    … It’s been another tough year for journalism. Traditional media companies continued to shed headcount. Management troubles led to mass staff exoduses at new digital media company First Look and The New Republic. And big reporting screwups left Rolling Stone and New York magazine with egg on their face. For some perspective on all this, we called…

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  • Michael Wolff on digital media in 2015: ‘A deluge of crap’

    …: A year ago you said the state of digital media was “pretty damn bleak.” What’s your assessment at the end of 2014? It still looks bleak. The interesting thing is there is a sort of coming-to-terms with it. Many people are starting to say, “What actually does this add up to?” The New Republic thing was an interesting tipping point of suddenly people…

    Brian Braiker/ Digiday- 19 readers -
  • What we learned about publishing in 2014

    … Vidras didn’t respect the magazine’s legacy. Journalists chafed against the Silicon Valley-style management at eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s First Look, and two of its big-name editors left. On the bright side, there does seem to be one exception to this trend, and that’s The Washington Post, where owner Jeff Bezos has taken a hands-off approach…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 10 readers -
  • Why Silicon Valley and media don’t mix easily

    … The publishing industry’s white knight, in the form of billionaire techie, is turning out to be an awkward rescue. It initially was heartening when tech entrepreneurs offered publishers a lifeline, with former eBay founder Pierre Omidyar vowing to plow $250 million into investigative journalism, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos scooping up The Washington…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 25 readers -
  • The Digiday Vitriol-o-meter: What were we outraged about this week?

    … at “The New Republic” Media Twitter was aghast that Franklin Foer and Leon Wieseltier (pictured), the top two editors at The New Republic, resigned due to issues with Chris Hughes, the Facebook co-founder who has owned the magazine since 2012. That prompted a horde of New Republic staffers to resign in protest and countless outsiders to bemoan…

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  • 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- 11 readers -
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