The Press: Changes at Hearst

In the top echelon of the Hearst empire there was a major shifting of bosses last week. After 15 years as general manager of the Hearst papers, J. D. Gorta-towsky, 69, gave up the job (though he will remain as titular Hearst chairman). To Harold G. Kern, 56, a Hearstling for 30 years, went the title of general manager. To 47-year-old William Randolph Hearst Jr., just back from a tour of Russia (TIME, Feb. 21), went a title that has been unused since his father's death in 1951: editor in chief.

To take some of the load off "Gorty" Gortatowsky, who rose...

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