Press: What Headlines May Say (Cont'd.)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court fortnight ago ruled that a headline may not be made the basis of a libel action unless it is libelous of itself, apart from the accompanying story (TIME, March 23). Last week substantially the same question was argued in Macon, Ga. in a libel case brought against the Macon News by a Professor William Joseph Bradley of Mercer University.

The News in 1929 reported that Professor Bradley, as trustee for the estate of his brother, had been disallowed $706, expenses claimed in the administration....

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