The Press: Cooing Hearstlings

One day last week the alert New York Evening Journal beat its rivals to the street by more than one hour with pictures of Sophie Crempa's funeral (see p. 16). Because an hour is more than 60 minutes-as time is reckoned by afternoon newspapers, the Journal's scoop was noteworthy. Its secret was to be found on the roof of the huge East River plant which houses both of William Randolph Hearst's New York newspapers.

*Early this year City Editor Amster Spiro of the Journal saw in Editor & Publisher how Japanese newspapers use carrier pigeons....

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