Press: Position Filled: A new editor at U.S. NEWS

A new editor at U.S. NEWS

To some Washington press watchers, the man and the magazine seemed to have little in common. Shelby Coffey III made his name at the Washington Post as editor of the paper's Style section, noted for its trenchant, sometimes biting features. U.S. News & World Report, by contrast, has been a sober, conservative weekly that prides itself on a straightforward approach to events. But to Mortimer Zuckerman, the wealthy real estate investor who bought the magazine last June for $182 million, Coffey is "an ace and a treasure-house of ideas." Last week Zuckerman named Coffey, 38, as the new editor of U.S....

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