The Press: Trouble for the Biggest

The tabloid New York Daily News, biggest paper in the U.S., was in a congratulatory mood last week. But in its usual breezy manner the News added a new twist; it was mysteriously congratulating itself. Said a News editorial: "The News congratulates numerous other newspapers, in New York and elsewhere . . . on the shrewdness and sense of their editors and owners in trying to copy so many features, practices and styles which were originated by the News . . . We cannot congratulate the people who buy these other papers. We can only commiserate...

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