Forbes reporters say sources are concerned about new ownership of magazine

Posted on AllSides October 31st, 2023
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Forbes journalists have told the publication’s management that some sources are refusing to share sensitive information with them due to their new reported ownership. Earlier this month, the Washington Post reported that Magomed Musaev, a Russian business tycoon, was behind the purchase of Forbes from its current owner.

The move alarmed the outlet’s editorial staff, which is engaged in contract negotiations with the business news publication. After Forbes sent an email to newsroom staff on Friday summarizing a recent meeting with the editorial union, multiple staffers replied to the note saying they...

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