Add more numbers to the record-ranks of unemployment;  Newsweek Magazine has announced that they will cease publishing their print-edition after the end of this year - ending an 80-plus year history for the weekly news magazine.

Trouble has been brewing for the magazine for the last five years or so - with mergers and redesigns - all with the hope of turning the sagging-profits around.

Editorally, Newsweek has always leaned more "Left" than "Right", and critics have bit hard on the notion that the magazine lost it's focus as the years went on.  A new editor in 2010 tried to shift the coverage of the magazine to include more than just U.S. politics - but was often unsuccessful.

The move to a print edition will include a shedding of jobs at the publication - although you have to read the official press release to the end and then read between the lines to glean that information.

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