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Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.24.05

More service journalism: Your guide to being an assistant at Conde Nast, inside

May 24, 2005
Does the Devil also wear Brioni? Newly remarried man Graydon Carter has an ex-assistant on the prowl. Meg Nolan has left Vanity Fair rather than stick it out and follow in the footsteps of former factotums Punch Hutton, Dana Brown, and Aimée Bell--all of whom have risen to age-appropriate levels of seniority following stints answering the phone. Assisting one of Si Newhouse's vassals is publishing's Faustian bargain--provided you're sufficiently ambitious, it's a sure thing for future advancement (it's also a slow, painful thing). And even if you do wash out,...

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