Barry Diller, April 29, 2013
Meanwhile, The Archivist surges on. Thanks Tumblr peep.
Meant to post this last week.
Twiggy Newsweek 1967
The old Newsweek building at 444 Madison Avenue, back when Newsweek was on top of the world (journalistically, at least). And then the unfortunate #hashtag slapped on the cover.
I have no doubt that few readers will stick around for the “new chapter,” as Tina calls it (let’s be honest). But this ode to the magazine that was is worth reading, if sad.
Iconic Newsweek covers from the 60s and 70s. RIP.
So many years of so many bad decisions. We always said the Newsweek Tumblr would outlast the print edition. #RIP
JESSICA BENNETT grew up in the era of Girl Power…
… oh hey that’s me!
(Lynn Povich’s new book, The Good Girls Revolt — about the women who sued Newsweek in 1970 — is out today.)
Presenting Lynn Povich’s (Newsweek’s first Female Senior Editor) Great New Book On the Landmark Class Action Suit Against The Magazine In 1970. And 40+ Years Later, Read How Her Contemporary Counterparts Question How Much Has Actually Changed.
Rachel Fershleiser: good feminist.
Newsweek: bad feminist.
(Rachel, of course, will not really do this, because she’s too busy running shit from the inside.)
My favorite Newsweek cover of all time. (And not just because of that VELVET BODYSUIT.) #newsweek #lesbians #retro #1990s cc @thedailybeast (Taken with Instagram at 1993 (Yes! Really!))
Happy Birthday To Nelson Mandela, Who Is 94 Today
Columbia Journalism Review’s July/August cover pays tribute to Newsweek’s 1970 “Women in Revolt” cover.
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