Questions about the roles and responsibilities of editors, who decide what papers are accepted into peer reviewed journals.

An editor of a journal is a mid level management position who has responsibility for the overall processing of some subset of submissions. They manage reviewers and make more or less final decisions about whether to publish a given paper usually based on the advice of reviewers.

Apply this tag to questions about the functions and responsibilities of journal editors.

This tag is not intended for questions about text editing (or text editors), which is a different function.