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13 April 2011 By Richard Beales

Sidney Harman bought lossmaking Newsweek for a dollar and merged it with the Daily Beast website. The combination may yet succeed, but Harman’s death at 92 is a reminder that many print outlets, despite continuing influence, survive largely at the whim of wealthy backers.

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