Not the most experienced editor but he's had an experience other editors have not had. He's successfully said to the U.S press: "Current practices could be better. These are better. Here, let me show you."
"How was some guy in a basement who happens to have an obsessive interest in your subject going to bust into your peer group and start shooting up your journalism in a way that raises doubts about you and your magazine? Never going to happen... in 1989."
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