Nov 12, 2010 @ 9:00:00 am
The long-rumored merger between Newsweek and the Daily Beast is finally official, with Tina Brown as the editor-in-chief of both publications. Brown writes of the partnership: "Working at the warp-speed of a 24/7 news operation, we now add the versatility of being able to develop ideas and investigations that require a different narrative pace suited to the medium of print." As the Observer notes, Brown's last print publication was the luckless Talk magazine, which began with a bang in 1999 before folding in 2002.
Last week, Paul Devlin at Slate pointed out some transcription errors in The Anthology of Rap, writing, "this book, with its university-press imprimatur, will be quoted from by future students and scholars, and while much of it is accurate, too much of it is not." Now, the Anthology's editors respond.
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