February 23, 2018 9:41 am -

Newsweek, once one of the most powerful publications in US media, has a scoop on its hands – one that has plunged the troubled title further into chaos.

On Tuesday the magazine published an exposé of its owner’s ties to a small evangelical Christian school, Olivet University, founded by the controversial Koeran “pastor” David Jang.

Staff were fired and several editors threatened to resign as management tried to interfere in the publication of the story.

The story – entitled “WHY IS THE MANHATTAN DA LOOKING AT NEWSWEEK’S TIES TO A CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY?” – details links between Newsweek Media Group and Olivet University’s efforts to develop a campus in upstate New York.

The Manhattan district attorney’s office raided the downtown newsroom of Newsweek in January, taking 18 computer servers. MORE…

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.