The Press: Telegram into Vindicator

Unlike William Randolph Hearst who never sells a paper, Scripps-Howard has jettisoned dailies in Baltimore, Sacramento, Terre Haute, Des Moines and Dallas. Last week new Board Chairman William Waller Hawkins lopped the Youngstown (Ohio) Telegram off the Scripps-Howard chain. Founded in 1851, bought by Scripps-Howard in 1922, ailing since 1929, the Telegram was devoured by its local opposition, the stout old Youngstown Vindicator, left the city with one fat newspaper called The Youngstown Vindicator and The Youngstown Telegram.


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