Press: Echo to Day

Paris publishers, much like tooting Paris taxi drivers, are in a perpetual dither. With less than half New York City's 7,400,000 population, Paris tries to support 120 newspapers to New York City's 24. Most of the Parisian papers are party organs, constantly in hot financial water. None is making money on its journalistic merits alone. The thriving Paris Soir is owned by Billionaire Henri Beghin, French beet sugar and paper tycoon, and by Textile Tycoon Jean Prouvost. The dull Temps is the handmaiden of the heavy industries. Still another few, like Communist Humanite...

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