The Press: The Lie Direct

Mr. Condé Nast, publisher of Vogue, Vanity Fair, House and Garden, Le Costume Royal, is not a publisher of newspapers. In that respect William Randolph Hearst has the better of him. Mr. Hearst, ever watchful for financial gain, makes use of his newspapers to boost his magazines. To this Mr. Nast expresses no objection. But when Mr. Hearst's press undertook to puff Hearst magazines at Mr. Nast's expense, Mr. Nast rose in dignified wrath.

In an advertisement (paid for by Mr. Nast) in Printers' Ink, trade paper of the magazine world, appeared a reprint...

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