The Press: The Beaver's World

Lord Beaverbrook is Britain's most brilliant newspaper publisher. His principal paper, the Daily Express (circ. 3,850,000), is the largest in the world. Brief, colorful, clear, the Express is also, technically, one of the best newspapers in the world. Its editorial opinions are no wiser or more enlightened than Beaver-brook's own: the paper is his mouthpiece.

Because of the Daily Express' tremendous circulation, its daily report on the world colors the attitudes of millions of Britons. Thus, the opinions of The Beaver, quite differently from Churchill's,* are of prime importance to the U.S. What...

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