Letters, Jan. 29, 1934

Letters to Editors


It is reported that President Roosevelt relies upon newspaper editorials and letters to the editor lor information concerning the public's attitude toward his policies. If so, he is liable to get an entirely wrong slant on public sentiment.

So far as editorials are concerned, they represent the opinions of the editor or the owners of his paper. The owner's point of view is largely influenced by his desire to keep on good terms with the big advertising interests. With a few-honorable exceptions no newspapers of wide circulation dare to antagonize...

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