Press: Ink v. Air (Cont'd)

Month ago Pittsburgh newspaper publishers flew into a swivet because Kaufmann's department store, biggest in town, began to broadcast news over the radio (TIME, Jan. 28). The newspapers, Hearst's Sun-Telegraph, Paul Block's Post-Gazette, Scripps-Howard's Press, were prevented from doing so by the year-old Press-Radio "truce." Lacking the nerve to hit back by throwing Kaufmann advertising out of their papers, the publishers last fortnight did the next-best thing, canceled their own truce. Publisher Hearst took to the air with a news program simultaneous with the Kaufmann schedule. Scripps-Howard took periods immediately before...

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