Magazines: Revolt at Curtis

Word of the revolt brewing inside Curtis Publishing Co. has been wide spread in the trade for months—partly because of leaks from the combatants themselves, who have been jockeying for outside editorial support. Since neither the image nor the health of this once sturdy old magazine house, now fallen on lean times, could possibly improve by airing the story of a savage, behind-scenes struggle for power, the contestants might have been expected to keep this intelligence where it be longed: behind scenes. But last week Curtis' unhappy secret was out. In a story obviously leaked by participants, the New York...

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