The Press: Divorce

U. S. publishing reached the acme of specialization last week when the first issue of Divorce appeared. It was printed on cheap paper, eight pages, tabloid newspaper size. It contained few advertisements, only one photograph. Newsstands hawked it for 10¢ a copy. But it had a purpose. Its leading editorial said so: "The purpose of Divorce [a weekly] is not to pander to the seeker for the sensational, but to serve, in such measure as it can, to preserve the sanctity of the American home. Divorce may be seemingly sensational in title, appearance and the character of its news, but it...

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