The Press: The Press Defended

The public cheerfully damns the press, saying: " It's full of lies." Many journalists damn it, saying: "There are no great editors left." Rising, gray-haired and aged, to be sole defender of the press, comes a representative of a former generation of journalists. He is Talcott Williams, a newspaperman for 50 years in Springfield, Mass., Manhattan and Washington—an authority on Turkish affairs (he was born in Turkey) and now, in his 75th year, Director and Professor Emeritus of the School of Journalism of Columbia University.

His answer to the public is that...

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