The Press: Pictorial to Sleep

When swart, crinkle-haired Monte Ferris Bourjaily gave up his job as General Manager for United Feature Syndicate six months ago and announced that he was taking over Midweek Pictorial from the New York Times, to give the U. S. its first weekly picture magazine, the publishing profession wondered about two things: Whose money was he using? What would he make of the Times's old photographic byproduct?

Monte Bourjaily stated that the money was his own and answered the second question in early October with a hybrid magazine on cheap paper containing, besides pictures, an...

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