The Press: Family Affair

The conservative, staid Cincinnati Times-Star (circ. 154,579) has always been a family affair. Directed by aging (76) Publisher Hulbert Taft, the paper is controlled by the Taft family; a 5% block of stock is held by the estate of Publisher Taft's cousin, the late Senator Robert A. Taft, and Bob Taft's son Lloyd is a vice president of the paper today. Last week Publisher Taft made sure that the paper will remain under Taft family control. He stepped down as publisher and into his chair went his cousin, David Sinton Ingalls, 55, Bob Taft's campaign manager. No newsman himself. Dave Ingalls,...

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