The Press: Ink v. Air

Some years ago among newspaper publishers appeared little sparks of resentment against threatened competition from Radio. Puffed upon constantly by the tradepaper Editor & Publisher, those sparks burst into flame last week at the Manhattan conventions of the Associated Press and American Newspaper Publishers' Association.

The Associated Press meeting, held before the Publishers' sessions, confined its discussion to the broadcasting of news. Publisher Jerome Dewitt Barnum of the Syracuse Post-Standard asked the A. P. to forbid the use of its bulletins both for direct broadcast and for...

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