The Press: No Scoop

A tycoon intent on cementing his friendship with the Press could take no more tactful and effective course than to offer substantial prizes for good work by the Press. The donor asks no specific return for the compliment, but since the prize is named for him he is assured good publicity.

Year ago Harry Gordon Selfridge, U. S.-born London drygoods tycoon, established the Selfridge Awards ($2,500) for British newsmen, comparable to the U. S. Pulitzer prizes. Fortnight ago the 1932 winners were announced by the awards committee, headed by George Allardice Riddell,...

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