Publishing: A Cordial Welcome for Newhouse

Usually when Publisher Sam Newhouse takes over a newspaper he is resented as an outsider and a lot of local feeling builds up against him. In Cleveland last week just the opposite happened. Announcing the purchase of the 125-year-old Plain Dealer by Newhouse, Publisher Tom Vail, 40, added that he could not be happier. "What we have now is a newspaperman committed to our programs. His first interest is the paper and its future."

Ever since he took over as publisher in 1962, ambitious Tom Vail, a descendant of Plain Dealer Founder Liberty E....

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