The Press: Journalese

There is a story of which you have read every word before. Yet it was thought so interesting by F. P. A., famed Colyumist of The New York World, that he published it entire for the benefit of his discriminating readers. It damns newspaper writing as completely as such writing ever was 'damned. Yet every word of it was written by newspaper men. Here it is: 4 LEAP TO DEATH AS TINY

TOT SOBS FOR SUBWAY JAM

Thousands Flee Heat When Thugs

Seize Woman Lost Fifteen Years

with Marked Bills

VICTORY SURE, HE SOBS

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