Newspapers: Change of the Guard At the Times

"It's up!" The word spread through the newsroom like a FLASH-IMMEDIATE wire bulletin. What was up, one afternoon last week, was a single sheet of white paper, thumbtacked to The New York Times's third-floor notice board and signed by Publisher Arthur Ochs ("Punch") Sulzberger, announcing a shake-up among top Times editors. Highlights of the memo: — "James Reston, Executive Editor, has been elected a Vice President with primary responsibility in the areas of news coverage. He will return to Washington and will continue his three-times-a-week column from there." — "Clifton Daniel, Managing...

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