How Newsweek and IBT's Digital Redesigns Will Better Serve Advertisers
December 10, 2015 at 2:45 pm

As it approaches its 10th birthday, IBT Media is ready to unveil new looks for its two flagship sites: the International Business Times and Newsweek. The International Business Times' redesign went live overnight, while Newsweek's new look will roll out sometime in the next few weeks. Both feature unified and dynamic template systems, are optimized…

Press Release: IBT Media Unifies Newsweek’s Global Editions
July 14, 2015

New York, NY (July 14, 2015) - IBT Media, a global news organization, today announced that Newsweek's EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa) edition will now fall under the guidance of the U.S. team and Editor in Chief, Jim Impoco. Newsweek's London-based staff will report to the New York City-headquartered newsroom that will handle editorial management and production operations for the US, EMEA and Asia editions.

Elite Daily Promises Changes After Writer Identity Theft
July 14, 2015

Elite Daily, the digital media company and Daily Mail sister publication that bills itself as "The Voice Of Generation-Y," is beefing up its system of checks and balances after a writer for Gawker Media's Gizmodo blog had her likeness stolen and used in posts on the site.

The writer, Kate Knibbs, revealed in a blog post Monday that her byline appeared on several Elite Daily stories that she did not write.

"My online reputation has the digital equivalent of an STI," Knibbs wrote. 

How The Magazine Cover Is Surviving -- And Thriving -- In The Digital Revolution
June 26, 2015

It turns out the magazine hadn't done all it could. In the ethereal world of digital media, printed magazines continue to offer something concrete, a tangible representation of a collaboration between editors, artists, designers and writers. And nothing embodies this collaboration like the magazine cover, which remains one of the modern age's most widely consumed pieces of public art. As Time magazine's design director, D.W. Pine, put it, "I still feel like the power of the Time cover is because we print it. The power is that we take the time and energy to craft 

Growth Hacking: Tactics for Supercharging Audience Development
June 24, 2015

Growth hacking is a common term used in the startup world, describing the strategies used to grow a business quickly and affordably. It's the same mindset that has propelled certain media startups like Buzzfeed and Medium to prominence today. But growth hacking isn't just for startups, argues Mezzobit founder and CEO Joseph Galarneau, who is also the former digital general manager of Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Legacy publishers can adopt these strategies too, though it requires significant organizational overhaul and cultural change.

The Biweekly New York, A Year In
May 4, 2015

When New York magazine announced in December 2013 that it was cutting back publication from once a week to once every two weeks, influential readers and media industry professionals interpreted the move as a disheartening omen of print's demise.

"Along with the closing of the printed Newsweek and the planned spin-off of Time Inc., which includes the weeklies Time and People, the move to bi-weekly publishing represents the end of an era and underscores the dreary economics of print and its diminishing role in a future that's already here," the late media columnist David Carr wrote in The New York Times.

Press Release: Magzter Adds 500 New Titles to Magzter GOLD,
April 7, 2015

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2015) -  Magzter, the largest and fastest-growing digital magazine store and newsstand in the world, with more than 25 million users globally, today announced the addition of over 500 new titles to Magzter GOLD, the 'all-you-can-read' digital magazine subscription service that gives users unlimited access to the largest library of digital magazines across mobile, tablet and web for $9.99 a month.

Newsweek Expands to Asia
April 2, 2015

Newsweek, which nearly left newsstands for good back in 2012, has had a slew of successes recently. Only seven months after returning to print, Newsweekannounced it's first profitable month in October and has continued to build on that success. Today, owner IBT Media says that Newsweek has reached a new benchmark with the launch of its Asia edition.