Spreading

William R. Hearst acquired his 24th newspaper—or, counting his Sunday editions, his 39th. He bought the San Antonio Light, his second newspaper in Texas, his 15th newspaper to have membership in the Associated Press. The reported price was $600,000. There are now ten states in which he owns two or more newspapers. His web is spreading.

A New One

Frank A. Munsey, great newspaper consolidator, must be disgusted. During the past year, he spent several millions—just how many millions is not known—in buying up evening...

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