The Press: Influence Before Affluence

"It was once said of this magazine," commented Executive Editor Myron Kolatch, 33, "that if we could turn our influence into affluence, we'd never have to worry about the future." The New Leader, a Manhattan-based biweekly with a circulation of only 28,500, wields influence out of all proportion to its size. It operates with a fulltime editorial staff of just three young men, threadbare offices and a chronic deficit. But to its loyal readers it remains one of the best journals of analysis and opinion in the U.S., distinguished for its international coverage...

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