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James R. Gaines (born August 11, 1947) is a journalist and historian who between 2011 and 2015 was at Reuters in various capacities: as global editor-at-large, as editor in charge of the Americas, as editor in charge of global photography[1] and as global editor for ethics and standards.[2] He spent most of his career at Time Inc., where he was the managing editor of People, Life and Time magazines, then corporate editor of Time Inc..[3] Between Time Inc. and Reuters, he was a consultant on magazine startups, acquisitions and digital initiatives for publishers including Conde Nast International and American Express Publishing. In 2007 he became the editor-in-chief of FLYP,[4] a biweekly multimedia publication online that produced interactive material for the web sites of Fortune, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, Scientific American and ProPublica.[5] He also served as managing editor of The Daily, News Corp’s “newspaper” for tablets.[6] He is the author of For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette and Their Revolutions (W. W. Norton, 2007);[7] Evening in the Palace of Reason: Bach Meets Frederick the Great in the Age of Enlightenment (HarperCollins, 2005);[8] and Wit’s End: Days and Nights of the Algonquin Round Table (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977).[9] Gaines began his career at Saturday Review, before moving on to Newsweek, where he was a National Affairs writer. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Gaines is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Historical Association, the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, the Overseas Press Club, and the Online News Association. Bibliography[edit]

Wit’s End: Days and Nights of the Algonquin Round Table (1977) The Lives of the Piano (1981) Evening in the Palace of Reason (2005) For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette and Their Revolutions (2007)

Footnotes[edit]

^ Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke. "Reuters Announces More Editorial Changes". New York Observer.  ^ Peters, Jeremy W. "Reuters Brings In New Leadership". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 December 2017.  ^ "A Historied Time Inc. Editor to Step Down". The New York Times. 29 September 1996. Retrieved 29 December 2017.  ^ "Multimedia Magazine 'FLYP' Finds New Ways to Tell Stories Online". Poynter Institute.  ^ Gaines, James R. (28 November 2009). "James R. Gaines, Proud to Join the Digerati". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 December 2017.  ^ "Delacorte Lecture with James R. Gaines". Columbia Journalism Review. 11 February 2010. Retrieved 29 December 2017.  ^ "Nonfiction Book Review: For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions by James R. Gaines". Publishers Weekly.  ^ Banville, John (January 8, 2005). "Review of Evening in the Palace of Reason". The Guardian . Retrieved December 30, 2017.  ^ James R. Gaines. "Wit's End". Goodreads. 

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