The Press: Sol Horowitz

Senator Owen of Oklahoma introduced a bill into Congress to remedy a bad condition.

The days are past when a horsewhip or a lead bullet were applied to an editor who said things that people did not like. Nowadays there is only the Law to protect the public. Among the leaders in the journalistic profession such a thing as deliberately publishing a false statement is out of the question. There are a very few publications who are none too scrupulous in regard to fact. But even in the best intentioned newspaper offices mistakes...

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