The New New Republic Is A Potemkin Magazine

The much-ballyhooed New Republic relaunch turns out to be a bit of a dud, at least in terms of the print edition. It started out fat, slick, and full of ads, but now it’s just fat and slick.

Current issue (or what we could access – The New Republic website is a total pain the ass):

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The magazine has consistently featured 64-68 pages since the relaunch. But this week, there are all of 5 1/2 pages of advertising.

Memo to boy-millionaire publisher Chris Hughes: Do us all a favor and just set fire to your money.

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One Response to The New New Republic Is A Potemkin Magazine

  1. Bob Gardner says:

    There is such a thing as addition by subtraction.

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