New York Magazine

Letter From the Editors

FIFTY YEARS AGO, WHEN THIS MAGAZINE BEGAN, the founders made a crucial decision: They would call the magazine New York, but they would not restrict it to the city as a matter of geography. They instead chose to define the magazine’s mission as concerning itself with pretty much anything New Yorkers might be interested in. That allowed it to cover power everywhere—Washington and Hollywood and, eventually, Silicon Valley; the rise of feminism

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