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

    … 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’

    … 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- 17 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- 6 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- 21 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

    … Facebook is quietly dropping hits that it may be getting into the content-recommendation game. This should come as no surprise, as Yahoo has launched its own content-recommendation widget and Google is reportedly working one as well. Recently, the social giant started suggesting related articles to users under News Feed posts they’ve clicked…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social Content Google Facebook- 8 readers -
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