Newsweek to Cancel Print Publication; Go All Digital

In what is likely to be an insurmountable shock to internet-averse grandpas and people stuck in doctors’ waiting rooms everywhere, eighty year-old magazine Newsweek has announced plans to go exclusively digital. The magazine’s December 31 issue will be its last dead-tree edition. Its digital successor, Newsweek Global, will offer subscription-based web content for pads, smart phones, eReaders and computers. Needless to say, the transition will end up costing quite a few people their jobs, but there are no estimates as of yet.

Read the article at Deadline.

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10 Comments on "Newsweek to Cancel Print Publication; Go All Digital"

  1. Liam_McGonagle | Oct 18, 2012 at 5:04 pm |

    Ye gods!  Newsweek?  Who can remember when the newscycle lasted a whole week?  The Lincoln administration?  Or at least before the kidnapping of the Lindberg Baby.

  2. Liam_McGonagle | Oct 18, 2012 at 5:04 pm |

    Ye gods!  Newsweek?  Who can remember when the newscycle lasted a whole week?  The Lincoln administration?  Or at least before the kidnapping of the Lindberg Baby.

  3. recycling centers all over Amerika are saddened by the loss

  4. recycling centers all over Amerika are saddened by the loss

  5. Anomaly_of_Anomie | Oct 18, 2012 at 10:04 pm |

    Most print isn’t worthy of killing trees anyway.

  6. Anomaly_of_Anomie | Oct 18, 2012 at 10:04 pm |

    Most print isn’t worthy of killing trees anyway.

  7. one less source of obsolete content for racks in clinic waiting rooms.

  8. one less source of obsolete content for racks in clinic waiting rooms.

  9. Calypso_1 | Oct 19, 2012 at 7:26 am |

    Anyone want to place odds on how long they last as a ‘subscription’ digital publication?

  10. Calypso_1 | Oct 19, 2012 at 7:26 am |

    Anyone want to place odds on how long they last as a ‘subscription’ digital publication?

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