Jane Wagner

Old Journalism vs. New Journalism

The Chris Hughes era of The New Republic (TNR) seems to fulfill every old-school journalist’s greatest fear: A tech-focused millennial swoops in to “save” a struggling, small-circulation, niche magazine, attempting to “reinvent” the name for a 21st century audience. Hughes’ attempt to convert this very traditional magazine into a digital-heavy publication, however, has proven detrimental to the TNR name. This… Continue reading Old Journalism vs. New Journalism