Press: Brisbane to Mirror

When called upon to justify tawdriness in his newspapers, William Randolph Hearst likes to reply: "If you look in the mirror and don't like what you see, don't blame the mirror....Blame the public that makes such a newspaper necessary."

Lately Publisher Hearst has been looking into his tabloid New York Mirror. He did not like what he saw but, instead of blaming the public, he blamed the Mirror's publisher and nominal owner, Albert John Kobler. Last week Mr. Kobler journeyed west to the Hearst castle at San Simeon, Calif, to learn his fate....

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