Same old boys' club

January 31, 2008

The real problems with the editorial board are (a) the ridiculous notion that a weekly should have one, and (b) that it is stuffed with establishment figures utterly unrepresentative of your readership, in gender, age, status and probably outlook.

However, everyone knows that editorial boards are meant to be stuffed full of worthies who do nothing except lend their prestige, such as it is. So why the fuss?

Herbert Flint, Chelmsford.

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