Newsweek sale

Newsweek's Limited Future Under Sidney Harman

The Washington Post Co. got what just it wanted in the deal: Someone else to take the blame for killing Newsweek. Of all the bidders, the 91-year-old audio-gear mogul is least likely to make the kinds of changes the venerable magazine would need to survive in the long term.

Will Fred Drasner Be Newsweek's Next Owner?

As the list of potential buyers for Newsweek shortens, Washington businessman Fred Drasner is emerging as the most serious candidate. Meanwhile, the Washington Post Co. has reportedly turned away two conservative would-be buyers.