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Gee, I thought I was clear on this. Despite the shift in ownership from Medium to Conde Nast, Backchannel readers are still stuck with me as editor in chief and writer. I will be working collaboratively with my two key partners, Sandra Upson and Jessi Hempel. I urge everyone to follow us and engage with our stories, in highlights, recommends (if you like what you read) and responses (even if you don’t like what you read).

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