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Der Kommissar’s in Town, Uh-Oh

Victor Navasky, the longtime boss of The Nation, is now bringing his radical politics to the Columbia Journalism Review (he is the dean of Columbia’s graduate school of journalism). I had to giggle at the funny denials in this account from Editor and Publisher:

As for whether having the longtime editor of a magazine with a famously political (liberal) bent involved in the administration of CJR, [Editor Mike] Hoyt said appearances might not match with reality. “It could give somebody an opportunity to make a connection, but the connection is not there,” Hoyt said. “He doesn’t push anything editorially.”

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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