Newspapers: The Great Haunch Forward

If there was any trait the old London Times carried to excess, it was diffidence. The paper never talked about itself and did not even give its correspondents bylines. Last week the new Times showed once again how much it has changed by running a four-page spread in the Sunday Times magazine boasting of its achievements in the year since it was bought by Lord Thomson of Fleet. Complete with drawings of Thomson, his editor and the paper's heroes, the article told how the "most dignified newspaper in the world hustled its way...

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