Press: Bundles for Publishers?

With a 20-year tradition of amiable meetings, this time the American Society of Newspaper Editors wrangled like Kilkenny cats. Through an entire spring afternoon in Manhattan debate sizzled around the question: Should newspapers go after Government advertising?

As wartime has gradually reduced newspaper advertising receipts, this issue has become a No. 1 publishing controversy. Editor & Publisher has answered the question with many a loud "Yea." But one editor who does not follow Editor & Publisher in all matters is the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's hard-hitting, bland-faced Chief Editorialist Ralph Coghlan. At the Editors' convention he offered a resolution declaring that it...

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