The Press: The Battle of Atlanta

The wonder is that it was ever the way it was. After all, a Chamber of Commerce publication is not expected to carry stories about racial problems, the rising local suicide rate or an attack on big-time college athletics. Yet that is the kind of provocative material that Atlanta magazine has been publishing, particularly since Jack Lange became its editor in 1966.

Such content, along with imaginative layouts and some fine writing, helped to earn Atlanta (circ. 24,000) a reputation as the best Chamber of Commerce magazine in the nation, as well as one...

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