The Press: Shake-Up

When crusty old (66) Thomas H. Beck, board chairman of Crowell-Collier, rolled up his sleeves and went to work on Collier's a month ago, the weekly was still making money, contrary to rumors. But Tom Beck, with a worried glance at Look (see above), thought Collier's needed a good shaking up. Last week he shook it.

Out from his office went a memo: "Oscar Dystel, former editor of Coronet magazine, has been appointed managing editor of Collier's, vice [in place of] Joe Alex Morris, resigned . . ." When Joe Morris, who already had the bad news, saw the memo, he took...

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