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Alter Group Among

The New Republic is considered the in-flight magazine of Airforce One. The 95-year-old publication has printed the works of writers like Thomas Mann, Phillip Roth, and Virginia Woolf. Earlier this year, an anonymous group of investors helped the original publisher buy the magazine back from a corporate owner. The commercial real estate development company, The Alter Group, is among the owners of The New Republic. Michael Alter, president of group, lays out how this acquisition might change the face of its coverage.

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