The Press: Ink v. Air

When the radio committee of the American Newspaper Publishers' Association proposed at the last convention that newspapers publish radio programs as paid advertising only, Radio replied through Merlin Hall Aylesworth, president of National Broadcasting Co.: "The public will get its information, if not through the newspapers, then through a new medium created for the purpose" (TIME, May 4). Fortnight later the Cincinnati newspapers began to skeletonize their radio programs to such terms as "Dialog" for Amos 'n Andy; "Commentator" for Lowell Thomas; "Dance Orchestra" for Paul Whiteman. Result: within a week...

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