Editor's response

Oct. 4, 2002, midnight | By Stephen Wertheim | 18 years, 3 months ago

When the CAP and Magnet programs began several years ago, we found reporters were interviewing a disproportionate number of CAP and Magnet students. Therefore, we placed a 25 percent quota of CAP and Magnet sources in most stories, proportional to Blair's population. Our policy keeps such students represented accurately. In this issue, for example, approximately 20 percent of sources are in CAP or Magnet; we have neither overused nor overlooked segments of Blair's diverse population.

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Stephen Wertheim. Co-editor-in-chief Stephen Wertheim is deeply committed to reporting, even when it conflicts with such essential life activities as food consumption, sleep and viewership of Seinfeld reruns. In addition to getting carried away with writing and playing violin, Stephen thoroughly enjoys visiting and photographing spots around … More »

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