The Press: By Leased Air

To all save the smallest newspapers, press association news is now sent by automatic telegraph-typewriters called teletype printers. At the central transmitting office an operator types the copy on a machine similar in appearance to a typewriter. Each letter sets up a characteristic electric impulse which is carried thousands of miles, over costly leased wires, to receiving machines in scores of newspaper offices. There, instantaneously and simultaneously, the impulses are re-converted into typewritten copy.

Last week the Hearst organization saw early release from heavy telegraph tolls when the Federal Radio Commission...

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