The Press: No Man Is Safe

Like the newspaper he edits, solid, affable Erwin Dain ("Spike") Canham of the Christian Science Monitor seldom raises his voice. When he does, he gets a hearing. Last week Editor Canham left his desk in Boston to speak to a meeting of newspaper admen in Chicago. At the end of his speech came a stinger:

"One aspect of newspaper irresponsibility," said he, "is the latitude granted to some syndicated columnists. Undoubtedly one or two of [them] . . . are among the most powerful men in the world today. ... To their doors there is beaten a path by those motivated by...

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