The Press: A Place of Its Own

"Now there's a new way to edit a serious morning paper,'' proclaimed the New York Herald Tribune in full-page ads last week. To make its point, the Trib reproduced a recent front page, the novelty of which had been carefully ringed by an editor's soft black pencil (see cut). The page included a two-column-wide replay of the day's news, entitled "In the News This Morning," plus a double-barreled report on the Congo: side by side appeared two versions of Congolese developments, one headed "The Problem " the other "The Solution."

"Every day," explained the Trib ad in a message below its...

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