is an American The Weekly Standard neoconservative [2 ] [3 ] [4 ] [5 ] opinion magazine [6 ] published 48 times per year. Its founding publisher, [7 ] News Corporation, debuted the title September 18, 1995. Currently edited by founder William Kristol and Fred Barnes, the Standard has been described as a "redoubt of neoconservatism" and as "the neo-con bible". [8 ] Since it was founded in 1995, the [9 ] Weekly Standard has never been profitable, and has remained in business through subsidies from conservative benefactors such as former owner Rupert Murdoch. Many of the magazine's articles are written by members of conservative think tanks located in Washington, D.C.: the [10 ] American Enterprise Institute, the Ethics and Public Policy Center, the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and the Hudson Institute. Some individuals who have written for the magazine include Elliott Abrams, Peter Berkowitz, John R. Bolton, Ellen Bork, Christopher Hitchens, Roger Kimball, Harvey Mansfield, Joe Queenan, David Brooks and John Yoo. The magazine's website blog, titled the "Daily Standard", is edited by Daniel Halper and produces daily articles and commentary.
Ownership change [ edit ]
Although the publication had, as of 2006
Rupert Murdoch had previously dismissed the idea of selling it. In June, 2009, a report circulated that a sale of the publication to [11 ] Philip Anschutz was imminent, with Murdoch's position being that, having purchased in 2007, his interest in the smaller publication had been less forceful. The Wall Street Journal [12 ] The [13 ] reports that the Washington Examiner Examiner's parent company, the Anschutz-owned Clarity Media Group, has since purchased the Standard. [14 ] Since the sale to the Clarity Media Group, the [15 ] Standard has increased its paid circulation by 39 percent between its June 2009 and June 2010 BPA statements. [16 ]
, never been profitable and reputedly lost "more than a million dollars a year", News Corporation head
Masthead [ edit ]
Editorial staff [ edit ]
William Kristol, Editor
Fred Barnes, Executive Editor
Richard Starr, Deputy Editor
Claudia Anderson, Managing Editor
Christopher Caldwell, Andrew Ferguson, Victorino Matus, Lee Smith, Senior Editors
Philip Terzian, Literary Editor
Stephen F. Hayes, Mark Hemingway, Matt Labash, Jonathan V. Last, Senior Writers
Jay Cost, John McCormack, Michael Warren, Staff Writers Daniel Halper, Online Editor
Kelly Jane Torrance, Assistant Managing Editor
Julianne Dudley, Ethan Epstein Assistant Editors
Maria Santos, Jim Swift, Editorial Assistants
Philip Chalk, Design Director
Barbara Kyttle, Design Assistant
Carolyn Wimmer, Executive Assistant
Contributing editors [ edit ]
Business staff [ edit ]
Terry Eastland, Publisher
Nicholas H.B. Swezey, Advertising Director
Catherine Lowe, Marketing Director
Richard Trocchia, Fulfillment Manager
T. Barry Davis, Senior Advertising Manager
Todd A. Miller, Senior Advertising Manager
Kathy Schaffhauser, Finance Director
Taybor Cook, Office Manager
Andrew Kaumeier, Staff Assistant
References [ edit ]
^ "The Weekly Standard Business Publication Circulation Statement". BPA Worldwide. December 2012 . Retrieved February 22, 2013.
^ McConnell, Scott. " The Weekly Standard's War". November 21, 2005. The American Conservative
^ Smith, Ben. " Weekly Standard may have been shooter target" June 11, 2009. Politico.
^ Magolick, David. " The Return of the Neocons" January 22, 2010. . Newsweek
^ Carr, David. " When this weekly speaks, White House listens" March 12, 2003. . The New York Times
^ Hirsh, Michael (February 4, 2013). "The Winter of the Neocons’ Discontent". National Journal . Retrieved 25 October 2013.
^ " Ten years ago, The Weekly Standard debuted, a conservative journal of opinion [f]rom Washington, D.C., edited by William Kristol". October 24, 2005. : "The Week". National Review
^ Max Boot. " What the Heck Is a ‘Neocon’?". December 30, 2002, : " Wall Street Journal the Weekly Standard, ... is known as a redoubt of ‘neoconservatism’".
^ Thoma, Mark. " The Current Debacle in Iraq is ...", (quoting Rachman, Gideon. " The neo-cons’ route to disaster". January 15, 2007. : " FT.com Neo-Con Bible".) January 15, 2007. . The Economist
^ Cassidy, John. " 'Murdoch's Game'". October 16, 2006. . The New Yorker
^ Carr, David. " Will The Standard Pass From Murdoch to Anschutz?", (citing Flint, Joe. " ... talks to unload Weekly Standard to Anschutz". June 9, 2009. : "Company Town".) June 10, 2009. Los Angeles Times The New York Times: "Media Decoder". Retrieved 6/15/09.
^ Worden, Nat. " News Corp. Close to Selling Weekly Standard". June 11, 2009. . Retrieved 6/15/09. Wall Street Journal
^ " Weekly Standard sold to Washington Examiner parent company". June 17, 2009. . Washington Examiner
^ Corcoran, Michael. The Weekly Standard’s War: Murdoch sells ..." September, 2009. . Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
^ Mickey, Bill. " ". October 6, 2010. " Audience Development".
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