The Press: Snipers in the Cily Room

To outward appearances, Police Reporter Gene Grove, 34, and Aviation Editor Harry Franken, 35, are smart, hardworking newsmen on the daily Columbus (Ohio) Citizen (circ. 85,942). But once each week the two slip off duty and into the harness of the Columbus C.I.O. News, a weekly organ for organized labor. There Reporters Franken and Grove conduct a column called "Checking the Press." Its purpose: to appraise the performance of the Columbus daily press, including their own Citizen, A recent example of their work in the C.I.O. News: "The Citizen has more and more sugar-coated its stories, has spent more and more...

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