In Memoriam: Peter Banks

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By Patrick 

From the Post:

    Peter Banks was regarded as a rare innovator in association publishing, an industry stereotyped as offering magazines that appear little more than a member-benefit throwaway.

    Yet in his 20-year career as a publishing executive with the American Diabetes Association — notably overseeing its flagship magazine, Diabetes Forecast — Banks distinguished himself.

    He championed journalism principles more associated with for-profit magazines: attractive layouts, sprightly features and thoughtful editorial coverage of scientific developments.

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