The Press: W.S.J. v. G.M.

The nation's No. 1 manufacturing corporation last week was deep in a feud with the nation's No. 1 business paper.

General Motors cut off all company news and releases from the Wall Street Journal (circ. 258,448). When the W.SJ. tried to get the company's production figures through the Associated Press, G.M. also refused to give them to the A.P. On top of that, G.M. canceled all its advertising in the Journal—about $250,000 worth a year.

The argument between G.M. and the W.SJ. began months ago when G.M. protested against alleged errors in a W.SJ.

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