The Press: Woodpile

When the Nashville Times (p. m.) first appeared as a daily last May, even newshawks in the same city were in the dark as to its backers. They knew it had evolved from a small weekly (Shop and Play) and the story was that it was being put out on the pooled resources of men who lost their jobs when the long-established Tennesseean (a. m.) and Banner (p. m.) consolidated all but their editorial departments. Even well-posted Editor & Publisher was not aware of the Times's existence for three months.

In September a dapper...

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