The Press: One Year's Sun

Last week the Chicago Sun, born three days before Pearl Harbor, was one year old. In its first year it had:

Leveled off from a first-day, curiosity high of 896,000 to 301,000 daily and 402,000 Sunday circulation; printed 22,362,199 lines of news, almost 8,000,000 lines of advertising (its entrenched rival, the Chicago Tribune, had 19,000,000 lines of advertising in the same period); undergone a thorough shakeup that got rid of many an ex-Hearstling in editorial executive jobs; run up an estimated deficit of $3,000,000. Editorially the Sun has also come out flatly against rape and the Tribune,

Because the New York Daily News...

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