U.S.News & World Report Celebrates 80th Birthday
Who knew that U.S.News & World Report (where the editor of this newspaper once worked) is as old as Martin’s Tavern? It was an 80th anniversary and a homecoming as staffers, current and former, met at U.S. News headquarters on Thomas Jefferson Street May 2 to remember the past and affirm the future. The magazine, founded by David Lawrence in 1933, evolved to become one of the three big newsweeklies of America beside Time and Newsweek during the heyday of print journalism. For decades, U.S. News was headquartered on N Street in the West End. While its last print issue was in December 2010, U.S.News & World Report continues in the digital world of news along with its printed and popular best-of directories which rank universities, hospitals and other institutions.