The Press: 37 Million Can't Be Wrong

From more than 100 Sunday newspapers last week tumbled fat and gaudy magazine supplements devoted to a subject that to many dailies was once a bad word: TV. Newspaper publishers still fret over the economic challenge of TV, and critics chide it for challenging the intellect too little. Nevertheless, on the theory that 37 million TV-owning families can't be wrong, newspapers today are giving TV far more space than they gave to movies in Hollywood's heyday—just as the average family spends far more of its time with TV than it ever spent in movie houses.

Newspapers have thrown their pages wide open...

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