Clay Felker

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Wolfe on Felker: New York Was His Invention

And if that's not enough, so was the modern search engine

(Newser) - Tom Wolfe writes with great fondness—and more than a little self-indulgence—about the giddy heyday of the New Journalism, when he and Clay Felker, the legendary magazine editor who died last week, collaborated on the invention of New York magazine. With a gimlet eye for status and boundless social... More »

Legendary New York Editor Dead at 82

New Journalism pioneer Felker defined city magazine format

(Newser) - Clay Felker, founder and editor of New York magazine, died today at 82. Felker was the pioneer of a distinctive format that has become the model for weekly magazines: long, novelistic features alongside short, spicy service pieces. "Clay was obsessed with power, and he invented a magazine in the... More »

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