Press: Soft Battle Cry

Last week, the school of newspaper self-criticism headed by outspoken William Allen White was joined by Samuel Emory Thomason, publisher of Chicago's lusty tabloid Times and the Tampa Tribune. Before a Chicago dinner of Sigma Delta Chi, journalistic fraternity, paunchy Publisher Thomason advised:

"Until we of the newspaper publishing fraternity can forget that we are the heads of substantial financial institutions to the extent that no line of news reflects the prejudice that seems to be inherent in property, and inevitable in property heavily taxed, we will do well to leave the battle for a free press in the hands of our...

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