Press: Ochs v. Bullock

Manhattanites who do not read Adolph S. Ochs's august, authoritative, exhaustive New York Times, sometimes give as their excuse that it is "heavy," meaning dull and long-winded. In the literal sense the Times is indeed heavy, heavier than any other New York daily. Its weekday editions last week averaged 9.9 oz. (Herald Tribune 8 oz., Sun 9.2 oz., World-Telegram 8.5 oz., Journal 7.1 oz., Post 6.4 oz., American 7.4 oz.) Last Sunday the Times weighed 2 Ib. 5½oz.

The Times does not, like some provincial papers, extol its mass as a point of...

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