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."...