The Press: War in Fleet Street

Newspaper circulation warfare is an old story to Britain. Ever since the War big London dailies have been bombarding each other with gifts to readers: free insurance, free merchandise, millions of pounds sterling. This year, however, Fleet Street has been the scene of a fight which, for sustained fury, is such as London has never seen before. It involves the four biggest dailies: the Mail, the Express, the Herald and the News-Chronicle. Following a brief gesture toward peace the fight entered a new and fiercer phase fortnight ago. Last week shareholders of the Express, aware that the war was costing...

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