Press: Coast Tabloid

This week the count of the nation's tabloid daily newspapers reached 25 when Publisher E. (for Elias) Manchester Boddy changed the name of his Los Angeles Post-Record to Evening News, converted it into a companion for his morning tabloid Illustrated Daily News. Hitherto outstanding event in the Post-Record's, erratic history was an astonishing editorial switch which it made in 1932. Founded by a Labor group in 1895, the Record was bought by the late great Edward Wyllis ("Old Man") Scripps, taken over by his estranged son James, became one of the chain...

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