The Press: Capitalistic Invasion

"Mr. Roy Thomson," reported London's Sunday Express stiffly, had been to Moscow and had talked to the Soviet Premier. That was about all Lord Beaver-brook's Express cared to report. The Sunday Observer and the Sunday Telegraph were equally vague, identifying Thomson merely as "the Canadian newspaper proprietor." Only in the London Sunday Times did Thomson get the full treatment, and a little more besides. No wonder. The Sunday Times is Roy Thomson's own paper.

Intermural jealousy kept Thomson's competitors from reporting a good story. It was typical of the man who owns more papers than anyone else in the world that when...

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