The Press: Singing the Unsung

Many are the sneers cast at the poor journalis. Of all the literary men his work is generally regarded as the lowest, the cheapest, the least valuable. It remained for a newspaper man to defend the newspaper fraternity, at least as compared with its magazine cousins. Laurence Stallings of The New York World had something to say on the subject in a recent article:

I know of one newspaper man who was receiving $25 for Sunday articles, and who failed to please his Sunday editor with a certain interview. It was a botch job....

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