The Press: Marsh Moves In

On the masthead of Publisher Marshall Field's Chicago Sun-Times (circ. 630,000) appeared a new name last week: "Marshall Field Jr., assistant publisher and associate editor." After a 3½-year apprenticeship, young (33) "Marsh" Field had taken over the dominant editorial role in the round-the-clock tabloid that some day he will own.

The editor was still grey-haired Richard J. Finnegan, 65, onetime publisher of the Times, but in the day-to-day job of putting out the paper, Marsh Field would make the decisions from now on. As one of the first changes in the new regime, veteran Managing Editor Marvin McCarthy, who did not agree...

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