Editorial Changes At North and South Magazine

Last week Terry Johnston announced that he is leaving his editorial duties at North and South Magazine

I have some news that I need to share with you. As of last Friday (the 12th) I ceased to be the editor of North & South magazine. The move came as the company looks to cut costs in an attempt to help it back on secure financial footing. In short, I was downsized. Keith Poulter, the magazine’s founder and publisher, will resume the editorship, a position he occupied up until the end of 2004.

This is the first I’ve heard about any financial concerns surrounding the management of the magazine.  If I remember correctly Terry took over for Keith Poulter who was in the process of starting a new magazine on military history.  Now that I think about it I haven’t seen that publication on any news stands.  I do hope that Keith can maintain the publication as it is one of the best popular history magazines currently available. 

Terry did a great job maintaining the overall quality of the magazine, which was something I was concerned about when the transition was made.  I wish Terry all the best in his future endeavors. 

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  • Eric Wittenberg Jan 17, 2007 @ 15:38


    As someone who’s considered Terry a friend for ten years, and as a shareholder in the company, I think that it was an atrocious, penny-wise and pound foolish decision. I fear that the Titanic has already struck the iceberg and that Captain Smith is standing on the deck watching the ship sink in front of his eyes….


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