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Newsweeklies: the apocalypse cometh…

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south of the border. Personally, I blame the Aspers. Social tip: Never invite Jon Meacham from Newsweek to your bridge game.

“I think a weekly magazine is a standing dinner date, or the fourth person in your bridge game,” said Jon Meacham, editor of Newsweek. “Sometimes they’re the most delightful person in the world, sometimes they get drunk and throw up on you. But enough times in a year, when something happens, that’s the first place you want to go to hear what they have to say.”