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Editors perform a wide range of functions, but their primary responsibility is to ensure that text provided by writers is suitable in content, format, and style for the intended audiences. Readers are an editor's first priority. Among the employers of editors are book publishers, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, advertising agencies, radio stations, television stations, Internet sites, and corporations of all kinds. There are about 129,600 editors employed in the United States.