Time’s “Person of the Moment” will be “a nod to the people and stories that are influential now,” Associate Editor Susan Jackson writes in a post introducing the Time 100 Channel. “They will be actors and politicians, musicians and activists, titans and names you’ve never heard of before.” The current POTM is Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi.
The news organization will also take reader votes for a Person of the Week, Jackson writes.
When I interviewed new Time Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs last month, I asked her whether she’d consider doing something splashy, like killing Time’s famous Person of the Year feature. “I think I’d probably get a little pushback about that,” Gibbs replied. I was clearly 100 percent wrong about the direction Time might take.… Read more