The Press: World's Greatest Newspaper

What is the world's greatest newspaper? asked the University of Wisconsin's School of Journalism in a poll of 325 U.S. and Canadian editors and publishers. The vote:

New York Times 79%

London Times 3%

Manchester Guardian 3%

Chicago Tribune* 2½%

A rider to the questionnaire asked about favorite comics and columnists. Comic winners: Blondie (33%), Li'l Abner, Little Orphan Annie and Gasoline Alley (each 8%). Columnist winners: Westbrook Pegler (26%), Raymond Clapper (19%), Walter Lippmann (14%).

*Whose slogan is " The World's Greatest Newspaper."


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