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Newsweek

MAGAZINE

Founded 1933 by Thomas J.C. Martyn. Acquired by The Washington Post Co. in 1961. Sold to Sidney Harman in 2010, and published until 2012 by Newsweek Daily Beast Company, a 50/50 joint effort of Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Ceased on-paper publication in 2012. Sold in 2013 to the publishers of International Business Times, and the magazine returned to on-paper publication in 2014.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Shana Alexander
Journalist
6-Oct-1925 23-Jun-2005 Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder
Jonathan Alter
Columnist
6-Oct-1957   Newsweek Senior Editor
John Ashbery
Poet
28-Jul-1927   Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
Peter Benchley
Novelist
8-May-1940 11-Feb-2006 Jaws
Gloria Borger
Journalist
c. 1952   CBS special correspondent
Ben Bradlee
Journalist
26-Aug-1921   Editor of The Washington Post, 1965-91
Martha Brant
Journalist
c. 1967   Newsweek reporter
David Brooks
Columnist
11-Aug-1961   Shields and Brooks
Tina Brown
Editor
21-Nov-1953   Powerhouse magazine editor
Susan Brownmiller
Activist
15-Feb-1935   Feminist, Against Our Will
William Bundy
Government
24-Sep-1917 6-Oct-2000 Cold War advisor to JFK, LBJ
Eleanor Clift
Journalist
7-Jul-1940   Madam President
Larry Collins
Author
14-Sep-1929 20-Jun-2005 Is Paris Burning?
Matthew Cooper
Journalist
1963   Reluctant to name Plame leak source
Arnaud De Borchgrave
Journalist
26-Oct-1926   Washington Times, Insight magazine
Peter A. Derow
Business
c. 1940   Institutional Investor, Inc.
John L. Dotson, Jr.
Publisher
?   Akron Beacon Journal publisher, 1992-2001
William A. Emerson, Jr.
Journalist
28-Feb-1923 25-Aug-2009 Editor, Saturday Evening Post, 1965-69
Howard Fineman
Journalist
c. 1948   Huffington Post political analyst
Marshall Frady
Journalist
11-Jan-1940 9-Mar-2004 Wallace
David Frum
Pundit
30-Jun-1960   Coined "Axis of Evil"
David Gates
Novelist
8-Jan-1947   Jernigan
Ellen Goodman
Journalist
11-Apr-1941   Retired columnist for The Boston Globe
Jonathan N. Grayer
Business
c. 1965   CEO of Kaplan
Meg Greenfield
Journalist
27-Dec-1930 13-May-1999 The Washington Post
Sidney Harman
Business
5-Aug-1918 12-Apr-2011 Founder of Harman International
Louis Harris
Business
6-Jan-1921   Pollster, Louis Harris and Associates
Hendrik Hertzberg
Publisher
1943   The New Yorker
Richard C. Holbrooke
Diplomat
24-Apr-1941 13-Dec-2010 US Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan
Michael Isikoff
Journalist
c. 1952   Reporter who broke Lewinsky story
Joe Klein
Journalist
7-Sep-1946   Anonymous author of Primary Colors
Mort Kondracke
Columnist
28-Apr-1939   Tolerated by Fox, McLaughlin
Andrew Leonard
Author
?   Wired, Slate contributor
Steven Levy
Author
26-Jan-1951   Hackers
Ranan Lurie
Cartoonist
26-May-1932   Hugely popular political cartoonist
Terrence Malick
Film Director
30-Nov-1943   Badlands
David C. Martin
Journalist
28-Jul-1943   CBS News national security correspondent
Janet Maslin
Critic
1948   New York Times film critic
Clifford D. May
Activist
c. 1951   Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Meghan McCain
Blogger
23-Oct-1984   John McCain's daughter
Jon Meacham
Journalist
20-May-1969   Managing Editor of Newsweek, 1998-2010
Joe Morgenstern
Critic
3-Oct-1932   Wall Street Journal film critic
Joe Nocera
Columnist
6-May-1952   Business columnist, NYT
Anna Quindlen
Columnist
8-Jul-1953   NYT columnist, later novelist
Jane Bryant Quinn
Journalist
5-Feb-1939   Personal finance columnist
Paul Samuelson
Economist
15-May-1915 13-Dec-2009 Theory of revealed preference
Robert J. Samuelson
Columnist
23-Dec-1945   Newsweek columnist
Dick Schaap
Journalist
27-Sep-1934 21-Dec-2001 Flashing Before My Eyes
Harry Shearer
Comic
23-Dec-1943   Almost half the voices on The Simpsons
Sargent Shriver
Activist
9-Nov-1915 18-Jan-2011 First Director of the Peace Corps
Richard M. Smith
Journalist
1946   Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek
Carl A. Spaatz
Military
28-Jun-1891 14-Jul-1974 USAF Chief of Staff, 1947-48
Alan Spoon
Business
c. 1951   President of Washington Post Co., 1991-2000
Stuart Taylor, Jr.
Journalist
c. 1948   National Journal columnist
Evan Thomas
Journalist
25-Apr-1951   Newsweek
Lester Thurow
Economist
7-May-1938   Sloan School of Management
Henry C. Wallich
Economist
10-Jun-1914 16-Sep-1988 Council of Economic Advisers, 1959-61
Margaret Warner
Journalist
c. 1949   PBS News Hour Correspondent
Jacob Weisberg
Journalist
1964   Slate Group chairman
Lally Weymouth
Journalist
3-Jul-1943   The Washington Post
Mark Whitaker
Journalist
7-Sep-1957   CNN managing editor
George Will
Columnist
4-May-1941   Conservative pundit, baseball lover
Richard Wolffe
Journalist
17-Sep-1968   Newsweek Senior White House Correspondent
Fareed Zakaria
Journalist
20-Jan-1965   Time columnist


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