Radio: FCC v. Publishers

Of the 883 U.S. radio stations, newspaper publishers own 294 and are busily engaged in trying to expand their holdings via Frequency Modulation. In the eyes of the New Deal, which has often made clear that it doesn't like newspapers and does like radio, this is very bad business. Last week in Manhattan able, soft-spoken Mark Ethridge, vice president and general manager of the Louisville Courier-Journal and Louisville Times and former president of the National Association of Broadcasters, reported to his fellow publishers what his committee had been able to find out about the Government's plans.

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