The Press: Brash Young Giant

At first glance, last week's announcement by Britain's tiny Stevens Press Ltd. seemed scarcely worth noticing. To the two little magazines it now owns, Stevens had just added a third—New Career Girl (circ. 23,000), a weekly for stenos—and next month it will introduce Ten Pin Express, a sixpenny tabloid for Britain's bowling buffs. But on Fleet Street, Stevens' modest expansion stirred extravagant attention. In just five years, its tall, slim proprietor, Jocelyn Stevens, 30, has clearly demonstrated that he is a young man who knows how to make publishing pay.

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