The Press: The Golden Hack

"Can Lippmann do what I'm doing?" asks James Alonzo Bishop. "Can Pegler do what I'm doing?"

What Jim Bishop is doing is writing a new thrice-weekly newspaper column that, as Hearst's King Features Syndicate explains with a gush, "opens to readers his heart-warming world of laughter, love and tears." The column, "Jim Bishop: Reporter," is already running in 66 dailies. It has landed Bishop a contract that, with other assignments for the Hearst press, guarantees him a minimum $65,000 a year, has earned him syndicate billing as "The HOTTEST Writer in America" and the opportunity to "go anywhere, write anything."

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