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December 24, 2012 7:12 AM   Subscribe

The First Rough Draft of History: A Behind-the-Scenes History of Newsweek Magazine
posted by zarq (2 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
The old timers say the pre-Graham Newsweek was populated with a bunch of drunks. But it doesn't sound like much changed on that score under the new ownership. Oh, wait, the new regime brought in competent drunks. Very well, then. Carry on.
posted by Longtime Listener at 9:25 AM on December 24, 2012 [1 favorite]

And the final version of Newsweek just replaced the mostly anonymous drunks with well-known drunks. Great business model.
posted by oneswellfoop at 10:18 AM on December 24, 2012

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