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Tech Billionaire, Wife to Buy Time for $190M

Benioffs set to become mag's 2nd owners in a year

(Newser) - Time magazine is about to change hands for the second time in less than a year. In a deal awaiting the approval of regulators, Salesforce founder Marc Benioff and his wife, Lynne, are buying the 95-year-old magazine from Meredith Corporation for $190 million, CNBC reports. Meredith—which acquired Time Inc.... More »

Girl in Border Photo Was Never Taken From Her Mom

Honduran toddler who became face of border separations wasn't actually separated herself

(Newser) - A photo of an immigrant toddler on the cover of Time may not be depicting exactly what everyone thinks. The image of the Honduran girl, seen crying on the cover in front of a digitally added President Trump, was originally taken by Getty photographer John Moore. He captured the photo... More »

Time 'Most Influential' List Includes Youngest Honoree

Millie Bobby Brown makes cut at age 14; also, Obama writes blurb for Parkland students

(Newser) - Time is out with its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and the unnumbered list includes President Trump, of course. Ted Cruz wrote the accompanying blurb , explaining that Trump "is a flash-bang grenade thrown into Washington by the forgotten men and women of... More »

Time's Person of the Year: The 'Silence Breakers'

The women and men of the #MeToo movement take the honors

(Newser) - Who had the most influence on the world "for good or ill" in the last year? According to Time magazine, the honor goes to the "Silence Breakers." The voices behind the #metoo movement took the 2017 honors, besting other shortlist contenders like Kim Jong Un, President Trump,... More »

Time Names Short List for Person of the Year

Trump, Kim Jong Un, Patty Jenkins, and Jeff Bezos are among those in the final 10

(Newser) - President Trump? Kim Jong Un? Or perhaps Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins? All three are on the short list to be Time magazine's Person of the Year. The magazine released a list of 10 names on the Today show Monday morning, in advance of the final pick Wednesday morning.... More »

Time Inc. Sold in Koch Deal

Conservative brothers fund Meredith acquisition

(Newser) - The Koch brothers now have a major stake in the magazine industry. Meredith Corporation is buying Time Inc. in a $2.8 billion deal supported by a $650 million equity injection from the billionaire brothers, the BBC reports. The company, subject of two previous Meredith acquisition attempts, publishes titles including... More »

Time Fires Back at Trump Over 'Person of the Year'

Magazine disputes president's claim that he 'took a pass' last year

(Newser) - President Trump says he turned down an interview and photo shoot for Time magazine's "Person of the Year" issue, the AP reports. In a Friday evening tweet , Trump says the magazine informed him he was "probably" going to be granted the title for the second year in... More »

Trump Golf Clubs Asked to Take Down Fake Time Covers

Magazine asks Trump Organization to remove them

(Newser) - President Trump has often boasted about the number of times he has been on the cover of Time magazine—but the framed cover that appeared in at least four of his golf clubs was a fake. After the Washington Post spotted the cover on display at several properties, with the... More »

The Mystery of Japan's 'Evaporated People'

'Time' looks at the phenomenon of 'johatsu'—the 'society underneath Japan's society'

(Newser) - The Japanese have no problem working insane hours—sometimes to the point of death —but when it comes to dealing with life's other stresses, they may simply pack it all in and vanish. It's what's known as "johatsu," or "evaporated people," a... More »

Time Person of the Year Is Who You Think It Is

Donald Trump gets the cover

(Newser) - Time is out with its Person of the Year, and it's none other than Donald Trump. "The revolution he stirred feels fully American, with its echoes of populists past, of Andrew Jackson and Huey Long and, at its most sinister, Joe McCarthy and Charles Coughlin," writes... More »

11 Notable Names on Time's 'Most Influential' List

Leo makes the list, as do Bernie, Trump, and ... PewDiePie

(Newser) - What do Angela Merkel, Adele, and Internet star PewDiePie have in common? They've all made Time magazine's annual "100 Most Influential People" list . Divvied up into five categories—pioneers, titans, leaders, artists, and icons—the magazine's picks each have a profile written by another notable person:... More »

Time's Person of the Year: Angela Merkel

German chancellor beats out Donald Trump, others on short list

(Newser) - Donald Trump may be the loudest person of the year, but Angela Merkel is officially the Person of the Year in the eyes of Time magazine. The German chancellor beat out Trump and others on this year's short list—including ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi—for the honor, Managing... More »

Bernie Nabs Historic Win in Time's Person of the Year Poll

Too bad he didn't even make the editors' short list

(Newser) - He beat Malala, the pope, and even his biggest competition for the Democratic nomination. Voting for Time magazine's annual Person of the Year award ended Sunday at midnight, and Bernie Sanders emerged as the victor with 10.2% of reader votes, pulling off what the Daily Dot observes is... More »

Time: No, We Didn't Give Hillary Horns

Magazine explains it's just an optical quirk

(Newser) - If you weren't sure the media was obsessed with Hillary Clinton, reaction to the new Time cover might cinch things. The silhouette appears to give Clinton horns, and political reporters quickly spotted it and began tweeting in earnest, reports Politico . Turns out, it was "entirely coincidental," explains... More »

Christie on Time Cover: Who Cares?

It's 'not the first weight joke thrown my way'

(Newser) - Chris Christie hit four of the five major talk shows today, squarely tackling that whole elephant-in-the-room controversy thusly: "Who cares, I mean, seriously. I'm on the cover of Time magazine, you know?" he said on Fox News Sunday, as per Politico . "It is certainly not the first... More »

Time Puts Fat Joke on Christie Cover

Refers to him as the 'Elephant in the room'

(Newser) - Chris Christie's landslide reelection win has landed him on the cover of Time —and that cover has landed Time in hot water. That's because over a silhouette of the governor, the magazine went with the headline "The Elephant in the Room." Which, Mediaite notes, is... More »

Photos Capture the Chilling Reality of Domestic Abuse

Photojournalist Sara Naomi Lewkowicz's project takes a turn

(Newser) - Photojournalist/grad student Sara Naomi Lewkowicz set her sights on a pretty sobering subject last fall: the experience of being an ex-convict in American society. She was following the experience of Shane, a 31-year-old who had "spent much of his life incarcerated," and his girlfriend of one month, 19-year-old... More »

Time Warner May Sell Off People, Other Magazines

It would keep Time, Sports Illustrated

(Newser) - Time Warner is contemplating a big shakeup of the marquis magazines under its Time Inc. publishing division, reports Fortune and the New York Times . The media conglomerate is expected to sell People, InStyle, and Real Simple magazines to Meredith Corporation, which already publishes Better Homes and Gardens and Ladies Home ... More »

Obama 'Shuns' Fox at Press Conferences

ABC gets called on the most: study

(Newser) - Does President Obama play favorites with the press? A new study shows certain media outlets getting a healthy dose of attention at news conferences, while others—notably Fox News—receive less, Politico reports. Smart Politics finds that Fox is "still shunned" at the events; its reporters, the study says,... More »

Time Person of the Year: Barack Obama

'The architect of this new America'

(Newser) - The commander-in-chief has another feather to add to his cap: He's now the two-time winner of Time's Person of the Year (and the second after George W. Bush to get the nod in both the year of his election and re-election). In a lengthy look at Barack Obama'... More »

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