“There is a myth that people are looking for sound-bites and celebrity and that this has led to a growing demand for and acceptance of commoditized news output that speaks to the lowest common denominator. The reality is that there is a growing demand among the educated for intelligent news, analysis and entertainment that challenges, amuses and informs.” — Alan Press, SVP of marketing for The Economist to foliomag.com, after being asked about the magazine’s record year.
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