The Press: Massingham Laments

Mr. H. W. Massingham, recently retired editor of The Nation (London), who now conducts a weekly column in The Christian Science Monitor (Boston), made some pertinent comment upon the recent British newspaper amalgamation, whereby Lords Rothermere (brother of the late Northcliffe) and Beaverbrook (a Canadian Peer) bought from Sir Edward Hulton & Co. that group of papers known as the Hulton Press and comprising The Sunday Herald, The Sunday Chronicle, The Daily Despatch, The Empire News and The Evening Chronicle (all Manchester), The Daily Sketch, The Daily Despatch and The Evening Standard (London)....

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