A Letter From The Publisher: Aug. 16, 1982

Awards, circulation increases and scooping a competitor on a major story are among the professional satisfactions of a news organization. But journalists also take a special kind of pleasure in hearing about the impact of their stories on readers. TIME stories often cause a variety of such reactions. On the day that last week's issue was published, for example. Cover Subject Ted Turner, the founder of Cable News Network, began his regular Monday-morning meeting by reading the story aloud to his staff, skipping none of the parts that criticized him. In that same...

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