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…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 5 readers -
  • 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- 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?

    … 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- 9 readers -
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