Press: La Stampa

If Henry Ford owned the New York Times; if he did not treat it as a plaything but visited its plant every day; if he shuttled between Detroit, Manhattan and Washington, lending the President of the U. S. his ear and printing editorials that obviously originated in the White House —the result would be very much like something that exists in Italy.

Bellwether of the Italian Press is Benito Mussolini's Popolo d'ltalia, house organ of Fascismo. Behind it trail a flock of "semiofficial" newspapers, potent among which is conservative La Stampa, published in...