The Press: Scripps Tease

The late, great Edward Wyllis Scripps had three sons, James, John and Robert. Eldest Son Jim quarreled with his father and was packed off with a string of small papers, most of them in the northwest, which became the Scripps League. The Scripps League is now run by his two sons, strapping Edward Wyllis Scripps and lanky James G. Jr. The Scripps boys take themselves seriously, used to write a weekly bulletin called PEP for their staffs, have paid such low wages that once when a publisher begged a raise for a $28-a-week business manager, Jim Scripps wrote back: "Do not...

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