From The Managing Editor: Feb. 11, 1991

TIME is read not only in the U.S. but also by millions of people overseas. So, how does one adapt a quintessentially American newsmagazine for the rest of the world? The process is both Herculean and alchemical, involving such minutiae as the transmutation of impenetrable Americanisms and the replacement of American measures with metric, as well as the production of entire sections and cover stories that speak specifically to Asia, Europe, Latin America, Canada and Australia.

Each week a staff of 32 based in New York City works with our 19 bureaus around the world to shape stories, cull pictures and...

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