TITLE

Government Press Agents

AUTHOR(S)
Gale, John
PUB. DATE
October 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;10/19/42, Vol. 107 Issue 16, p489
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the condition of the U.S. government's press agents. Comment that Washington press agents are reportedly as numerous as the sands of the sea; Manifestation of affection for government press agents by columnists; Fact that no longer can publishers keep an experienced newspaperman working for $40 a week when the government will pay him from $2,600 to $5,600 annually; Focus on the size of a release that makes news; Discussion on contracts for one of the largest housing orders in history.
ACCESSION #
14874585

 

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