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Editorial: Prospect 15 years on

David Goodhart reflects on his 15 years as editor of Prospect

By David Goodhart   December 2010

This is my 177th and last editorial. My 15 years as editor of Prospect cannot challenge my grandfather’s 50 years editing the Law Quarterly Review. But it is long enough. I have created a magazine with a circulation of 30,000 and a place in British life, which can now flourish without me at the helm. Indeed it needs the new energy and ideas that my successor Bronwen Maddox will bring. She has the ability and experience to reach out to new readers while preserving what is best about the magazine’s character and most appeals to veteran ones. Of course I…

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