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Revolving Door Newsletter: 08.15.06

Job Ad Snares Voice Editor. How Long Will He Last?

August 15, 2006
David Blum is the new, long-awaited editor-in-chief of the Village Voice. But will he still have the job tomorrow? The last person to hold the job was Washington City Paper editor Erik Wemple. He didn't last a week before taking back his old job. Blum's hiring will become effective on September 12, although he's already met with the paper's staff. Blum explained he had been encouraged to apply after seeing an ad for the top job in the Voice itself. (Sure, it wasn't a mediabistro.com job ad, but let this be proof ...

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