The Press: The Joust

Neither man admits to any desire to become a press lord, but Washington Post Publisher Philip L. Graham and Chicago Sun-Times Publisher Marshall Field are locked in an expanding scrap for the next spot in U.S. journalism's Almanack de Gotha.

In this curious journalistic joust for a prize that both men publicly disavow. Graham has already shown a lordly appetite for possessions. Beginning with the Post, which his father-in-law left him. he has latched onto a newsmagazine and two broadcasting stations. In company with the Los Angeles Times, he pasted together a news syndicate (TIME. July 13) with the second biggest news...

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