James W. Michaels 1921-2007

Forbes, Steve
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/29/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p9
The article features James W. Michaels, the "FORBES" editor from 1961 to 1999. Michaels profoundly believed that readers do not have all the time in the world for priceless prose. When he joined FORBES in 1954, the magazine was considered a second-tier publication. Three years after joining FORBES, he became managing editor, and in 1961, editor. Between then and 1999 he edited 1,000 issues.


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