Press: Citadel Approached

Newspapers did not complain when the radio companies got their microphones at the ringside of important prizefights. Newspapers did not complain when football games went on the air, and political speeches, conventions, presidential addresses. But newspapers did complain when Radio began broadcasting news taken hot from news tickers or newspaper headlines. Newspapers viewed with alarm the formation of news-gathering staffs by the broadcasting companies, especially Columbia, which formed an ambitious subsidiary called Columbia News Service Inc. (TIME, Sept. 25). And last week the brewing quarrel between the Press and Radio flared up...

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