The Press: Reporters Know!

In two Midwest States where major political battles were heading toward a showdown last week, rank & file newsmen tossed away their press cards and got up on the stump. And in both cases they found themselves trying to outshout their own publishers.

In Minnesota, where Farmer-Labor Governor Elmer Austin Benson has been branded a friend of "Reds" in his campaign for reelection, most of the newspapers have frankly slanted news and headlines to favor his youthful, gladhanding, Republican opponent, Harold E. Stassen. (A notable exception: the Cowles-owned Minneapolis Star.) The...

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