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Revolving Door Newsletter: 03.08.05

Upscale women's service staffers unable to resist the warmth of Martha's prison-knitted poncho, low-cost women's service titles multiply uncontrollably, plus lots of book news.

March 8, 2005

Now that Martha Stewart has at last put prison behind her (although her shareholders, advertisers, and just about everyone else still seem stuck on it), will the waves of editors who ditched her magazine for Real Simple, O, and similar titles begin to wash back in with the tides of publicity? Two already have: Real Simple senior editor Elizabeth Graves and contributing editor Rory Evans have jumped ship for Martha (although Real Simple's out-of-whack success-to-staff-turnover ratio is the wonder of the industry). Who will wash up next?

The New York Times went sniffing for ...

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