The Press: High Hearstling

Somewhat battered by financial adversity, the far-flung empire of William Randolph Hearst remains the greatest conglomeration of publishing enterprises in the U. S. Hearst's 21 daily and 16 Sunday newspapers may not be able to start a war or elect a President, as they used to, but their circulation of 4,453,579 daily and 6,856,793 Sunday still stands supreme.* The highest law in this empire has always been what followed the electrifying phrase: "The Chief says—." Today, the potency of this phrase is a subject of much discussion in the newspaper world. "The Chief"...

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