Press: Professional Etiquet

A mystery of modern journalism is the Press's concept of news about itself. Confronted with a story about his own business, the newspaper editor seems to throw his news yardstick out the window. Last week offered a clear example. The Press gave columns to the dull doings of State Publishers' Associations convened throughout the land. It reported at length a Columbia University survey showing that most newspaper readers turn first to left-hand pages (for the obvious reason that right-hand pages are usually filled with advertising). The Press dwelt lovingly on a speech...

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