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Journalists' boss rioted madly (6)


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'journalists' boss' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both people as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps they are linked in a way I don't understand?

'rioted madly' is the wordplay.
'madly' indicates anagramming the letters.
'rioted' with letters rearranged gives 'EDITOR'.

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(Other definitions for editor that I've seen before include "Cudlipp, for one" , "One prepares a work for publication" , "Triode (anag.)" , "Top journalist" , "Senior publisher" .)

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