The Press: Praise Indeed

Charles McD. Puckette, managing editor of the New York Evening Post, said in a speech to the American Society of Newspaper Editors: " To The New York World I would award the honor of being the newspaper of greatest distinctive character, day in and day out; for the vigor of its news and editorial columns; and the dominant ideal of The World today is that same ideal of public service originally conceived by and steadfastly held to by the great Joseph Pulitzer."

Later The World published this statement in other newspapers as an...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!