The Press: Decadence

"James Gordon Bennett, the elder, fought for the rights of the people throughout the 37 years of his control of The New York Herald. . . . Ultimately the Herald found its way into the newspaper grab-bag of Frank Munsey, until today it is nothing more than a mouthpiece of the interests, with the only notice taken of the people being contained in the obituary column. "When Joseph Pulitzer founded The New York World he made of that daily a people's newspaper . . . The New York World today only carries the...

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