The Press: Hearst Buys

Hearst is buying again. For years chief Hearst news told of papers suspended, properties merged, treasures sold. Turn of the tide was signaled last week when the New York Journal & American stepped out to buy a membership in Associated Press (from the waning Brooklyn Eagle). Other recent signs of the turn: Hearst's Journal & American and Baltimore News-Post have just taken on United Press, Hearst's New York radio station WINS has just stepped up its wattage from 1,000 to 50,000.

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