I had my journalism midterm today and read this via Twitter right after.
This email from Tina hit staff inboxes a little before 7:00am this morning. Newsweek’s going all digital. Last edition will be the December 31st issue. Ch-ch-changes.
To: All Staff
We are announcing this morning an important development at Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Newsweek will…
Seems like the death of print is, indeed, inevitable. It’s a sad day for journalists.
And on top of everything:
“Regrettably we anticipate staff reductions and the streamlining of our editorial and business operations both here in the United States and internationally.”
This really upsets me, especially as an intern at a print magazine.