Radio: By Whom the New Is Tried

The conservative New York Times, which does not innovate lightly, last week made a significant innovation: Times news broadcasts on the hour, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, over Manhattan station WMCA. (Sundays: four newscasts instead of 16.) News scripts are prepared by the paper's editors. Explained Times Publisher Arthur Hays Sulzberger: "It is our belief that no radio news program can take the place of the newspaper. . . . Yet for bulletin purposes the radio has become indispensable. . . ."


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