A Change In Leadership (And No Recount)

While George W. Bush and Al Gore were engaging in their historic presidential tug-of-war, TIME was also making a change of leadership, although without any rancor and contentiousness. I am pleased to report that Walter Isaacson, who has been managing editor of TIME for the past five years, will become editorial director of Time Inc., the Time Warner division that publishes more than 40 magazines, including TIME, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, PEOPLE, FORTUNE, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, MONEY and INSTYLE. Walter's successor as TIME's 15th managing editor will be Jim Kelly, who is moving up from his role as deputy managing editor. The changes will...

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