For whom do the editors serve?

Interesting piece that Jeff Jarvis put out on for whom do the editors really work? Interestingly enough, it sparked a thought that John Robinson (editor of the N&R) really does work for us.
With the recent inquiries to the blogging community and taking into account everyone’s thoughts on the subject matter of turning the paper (online edition) into a public town square, we are definitely very lucky to have someone that serves the community itself.
As Jeff puts it:

An editor must believe that he works for the public he serves.
He must also believe he belongs to that public. That is especially true today in an era of citizen colleagues and interactivity. But it has always been true.

John, kudos to you and your staff for belonging to the public and encouraging media to change with the times.