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With friends like these…

3 May, 16 | by Kelly Horwood, BMJ



Christoph Zielinski

Editor-in-Chief, ESMO Open

Harold Ross, the founding editor of The New Yorker, once said

“Editing is the same as quarreling with writers — same thing exactly.”

And while we may hope that ESMO Open achieves the success of that journal, I disagree.  I like to think that’s what he would have wanted.

I have already explained a little of the Why and the What of ESMO Open elsewhere ( ), but now I’d like to consider the How.  My approach to such problems is always the same: The answer to How is Who, and the answer to Who is, naturally, my friends.


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