Meet the Weird Christian Content Mill Behind Newsweek's New Owners - 2014-04-01
Last year, when it was announced that International Business Times had bought the shrinking Newsweek brand, some media organizations started asking questions about IBT's connection to a shady Korean-born Christian minister. Now we have some new, weird info on that connection.
A new feature story in Mother Jones by Ben Dooley details the role played in IBT—and in Newsweek—by David Jang, an enigmatic pastor who has spent the past decade helping to assemble the Community, a Christian ministry, and a religiously oriented media empire that uses Jang's faithful for cheap labor.
Here are some of Dooley's major revelations: