The Press: The Good, Gay Times

When Turner Catledge, a good, lively reporter, became managing editor of the New York Times two years ago, he started a quiet revolution to liven up the nation's No. 1 paper. Among the changes: sharper, more concise writing, more feature stories, better pictures, TIMEstyle paragraph marks to break . up stories, sprightlier headlines. One means of communication with the Times's massive staff (20 editors, 600 reporters, 80 copy editors): Winners & Sinners, a lively, irreverent house organ originated by Assistant Managing Editor Ted Bernstein. Bernstein's "bulletin of second-guessing" raps staffers when they are...

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