Press: Now She's Queen for a Daily

Jane Amsterdam and the New York Post make an odd couple

The new editor of the gritty New York Post wears white linen skirts, a string of pearls and pink nail polish, and she comes from Philadelphia's genteel Main Line. Last week, after announcing the appointment of Magazine Veteran Jane Amsterdam to the top slot at one of the last bastions of no-holds-barred, spit-in-the-eye tabloid journalism, the Post's owner, Real Estate Magnate Peter Kalikow, presented her with a T shirt emblazoned with the paper's now legendary April 15, 1983, headline HEADLESS BODY IN TOPLESS BAR. As earthy Post newsroom veterans (uncomfortably adorned in ties and jackets) were introduced to their new boss,...

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