The Press: Greater Than the Greatest?

The prep-school editors of the Next Voter, a political semimonthly at Massachusetts' Brooks School, rose to a point of order. They had noted that Colonel Bertie McCormick calls his Chicago Tribune "the world's greatest newspaper." Said the Next Voter: "Full pages of advertisements . . . inform us almost daily that such & such a newspaper, magazine or periodical has the greatest circulation, is read by the most influential people, or is the most successful one in some way or other. Have these superlatives really any meaning? . . . Is it not possible,...

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