Contents | < Browse | Browse >

%% The Editor's Desk                                  by  Jason Compton  %%

It's always something.

As Commodore slides deeper and deeper into...whatever it is they're
sliding into, Amiga Report's been having trouble getting out of the
starting gate.  This isn't making ANYBODY happy, least of all the AR

So, it's time to shake things up a bit.  

Effective next issue, I will take over the position of Editor-In-Chief
of Amiga Report Magazine.  Robert Niles will stay on as Assistant Editor:
basically, we're pulling a switch.

It's time to announce some other changes as well.

A new European Editor will be named in the next issue, as will special
European correspondents.  Together, they will be the "point men" for
AR in Europe.

At the same time, it has become obvious in the past months that AR is
becoming a very large undertaking.  In light of this, I'm going to make
a change that Robert proposed back in January.  Effective after next
issue, Amiga Report will go to a bi-weekly format.

This is not a decision I make lightly...I've always prided AR on it's
nearly 0 lead time and uniqueness for being so regularly on-time.  But
facing the fact that AR hasn't quite lived up to the weekly deadlines
lately, combined with the realization that this is a really big job,
made me decide to make the change.

The AR Coverdisk will continue.  No worries.

I'm also going to add a feature or two.  One will be a sorely needed
writer's guide for potential submissions.  Another will be "AR Wanted",
a section where readers and staff members exchange ideas on what the
magazine needs.

Finally, I have a couple of messages directed at the members of the
Amiga Report direct Internet mailing list.

First, the new policy on magazine releases is this:  If Amiga Report
does not go out by the Monday following the Friday AR was scheduled
to be released on, a message will be sent out by one of the editors
explaining the difficulty.  No further messages will be sent (not
including the magazine) until a week later, if the problem still
exists.  This should avoid complaints while informing readers
who want to know what the problem is.

Second, for those of you who have directed mail to the mailing list
in the past: please don't.  If you have a complaint, send it to an
editor and the problem WILL be taken care of.  Mailing directly
to the list only causes more problems.

Thanks to everyone for sticking with us.