Spare a thought for the world's editors

By Jack Waterford
Updated April 23 2018 - 1:12pm, first published May 1 2015 - 7:28am

I have been insulted by experts in my time, but the favourite put-down was from a reader who wrote to the editor that if it was true that Jack Waterford was at large, he should be recaptured and put back on his medication. I cannot recall what had inspired his indignation, but it helped resolve, for me at least, the conundrum of what, exactly, an "editor-at-large" was.

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