New York‘s Adam Moss: New Yorker ‘Pretty Much About New York In Name Only’

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Leading up to tonight’s National Magazine Awards, mediabistro.com has been publishing a special package of our popular interview series, “So What Do You Do?,” with daily interviews of selected nominees, ranging from well-known to obscure. Today, we chat with New York editor-in-chief Adam Moss, who is up for seven:

Speaking of, what is your relationship like with The New Yorker. Do you feel you compete with them directly? Is it like the Mets-Yankees?

My relationship to The New Yorker is mostly one of a very satisfied subscriber. It’s a great magazine. But, we hardly compete with them at all. They’re pretty much about New York in name only. But I’m sure we would whup them in an interleague game.

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