THE POLITICO Enters ‘Newsweek Sweepstakes’

  the future of investimagative journamalism

Your Wonkette was impressed with Newsweek editor Jon Meacham’s eloquence on an episode of The Daily Show last week, where he was discussing the need for society to decide whether it wants to keep paying fine journalists the good salaries they deserve, or let the whole enterprise crater. And Newsweek does employ some of the best young reporters out there today; it’s just hard to find them buried beneath all the George Will crap. So Newsweek should probably not sell itself to THE POLITICO, ARE YOU SERIOUS? ARE YOU SERIOUS. Reuters sounds cool though. [NY Observer]

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