The Press: Little Caesar

New York is the capital and crossroads of the world's press. No papers anywhere gather and print more straight news than the morning New York Times and Herald Tribune. The tabloid, comics-choked morning News has the largest daily circulation (2,007,797) of any newspaper. The conservative Sun and its afternoon feature-story rival, the World-Telegram, are commuters' specials. And there are half a dozen other papers not counting The Bronx News.

This vast daily fountain of print is a national press. But it is also a hometown press and as such, for nine long years, it...

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