Columbia Journalism Review
The magazine, which turns 40 this week, is famous for is its legion of alumni. "The low pay-scale practically dictates that its young editors don't work there for long before striking out for more high profile and higher paying gigs, a path trod by Katherine Boo, James Fallows, and Jon Meacham, among many others," writes Clint Hendler. || Nicholas Lemann: The magazine's history "is a generally happy one, punctuated by regular financial crises."