Press: Education of a Newspaper Editor: Michael Janeway

Michael Janeway comes to grips with the Boston Globe

In his glass-walled corner office off the Boston Globe newsroom, Michael Janeway, 45, talks about the doubts he had before he took the helm of New England's premier newspaper eight months ago. "I went through a period when I even wondered if I should take the job," says Janeway, carefully picking his words. "I wondered about my leadership, about whether a leader could also be a constructive critic. But I decided if you're going to do it, you can't do it as Hamlet."

Shakespeare, of course, never wrote about a new editor coming to grips with his paper, but Janeway's experience...

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