Press: News v. NRA

Administrator Johnson of the NRA asked 2,000 daily newspapers to print, one day last week, a full-page free advertisement telling how employers could earn the Blue Eagle. By no means all newspapers complied. In Manhattan the only obliging one was the Curtis-Martin Evening Post.

Manhattan's Daily News was most outspoken in explanation of its refusal. The News had been the first Manhattan newspaper to join NRA, had adopted a five-day week, added 153 employes, raised its payroll by $200,000 per year. Now, asked for a page of advertising, and for two free...

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