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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  • Liam_McGonagle

    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.

  • Liam_McGonagle

    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.

  • http://buzzcoastin.posterous.com BuzzCoastin

    recycling centers all over Amerika are saddened by the loss

  • http://buzzcoastin.posterous.com BuzzCoastin

    recycling centers all over Amerika are saddened by the loss

  • Anomaly_of_Anomie

    Most print isn’t worthy of killing trees anyway.

  • Anomaly_of_Anomie

    Most print isn’t worthy of killing trees anyway.

  • alizardx

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

  • alizardx

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

  • Calypso_1

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

  • Calypso_1

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

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