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Revolving Door Newsletter: 11.29.05

From Intern to Editor: The Roger Hodge Story

November 29, 2005
Young fogy and deputy editor Roger Hodge has been tapped to replace old fogy and outgoing editor Lewis Lapham at Harper's. While this orderly transfer of power quashes any dreams you may have had about landing a masthead slot in the aftermath of a shakeup at the progressive rag, take heart in Hodge's trajectory at the magazine. He arrived nine years ago as a 29-year-old intern and managed to outlast contemporaries like Jim Nelson (now the editor of GQ) and ward off alums like Gerry Mazorati and Paul Tough over at The New York Times Magazine. It'...

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