editor in chief

Definitions of editor in chief
  1. noun
    a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    synonyms: editor
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    examples:
    Thomas Bowdler
    English editor who in 1818 published an expurgated edition of the works of Shakespeare (1754-1825)
    James McKeen Cattell
    American psychologist and editor (1860-1944)
    Irving Howe
    United States editor (1920-1993)
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    anthologist
    an editor who makes selections for an anthology
    art editor
    an editor who is responsible for illustrations and layouts in printed matter
    copy editor, copyreader, text editor
    an editor who prepares text for publication
    subeditor
    an assistant editor
    bowdleriser, bowdlerizer, expurgator
    a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages
    managing editor
    the editor in charge of all editorial activities of a newspaper or magazine
    newspaper editor
    the editor of a newspaper
    redact, redactor, reviser, rewrite man, rewriter
    someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    abbreviator, abridger
    one who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work
    business editor
    the newspaper editor responsible for business news
    city editor
    the newspaper editor in charge of editing local news
    sports editor
    the newspaper editor responsible for sports news
    type of:
    skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
    a worker who has acquired special skills
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