The Press: Johnson v. Meyer

"A capital without a Thunderer" is what Oswald Garrison Villard likes to call Washington, because it has nothing remotely resembling the London Times. Its press, rarely quoted and hardly ever read outside the District of Columbia, includes: 1) a morning and an evening Hearstpaper which look like Hearstpapers everywhere; 2)a Scripps-Howard paper which differs from others only in its tabloid size; 3) the fat old Washington Evening Star which bulges with more advertising than any other sheet in the country and never dares to say "Boo"; 4) and the Washington Post. The Post attracted...

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