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Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.11.08

Brownridge Beats Wenner at Editor Musical Chairs

January 11, 2008
Alpha Media Group CEO Kent Brownridge continues to follow the credo of Gore Vidal: "It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail." In that case, those "others" are his old boss and employees at Wenner Media, from which Brownridge plucked Joe Levy to be the new editor of Blender. Levy had been the executive editor at Rolling Stone in charge of reviews and actual music-related matters. He replaced Craig Marks, who had been in charge since launch editor Andy Pemberton was let go several years ago and had steered the magazine successfully into the No. 2 spot formerly occupied ...

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