The Press: Perfect Image

Shortly after the Bulletin had descended upon Manhattan, the stork brought another infant, a real surprise, for the general public had only one day's notice of its coming. It was the Daily Mirror. Like all good mirrors, it presented almost a perfect image. In this case it was an almost perfect image of the Manhattan gumchewers' sheetlet, the Daily News. Their outward semblances varied only to the discerning eye. The front and back pages were completely wrapped in pictures. Within, tiny stories, mostly of the human-interest-scandal-crime variety, lay side by side,...

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