Punch's Near Miss

Bode, Ken
October 1977
New Republic;10/1/77, Vol. 177 Issue 14, p14
Focuses on the publicity given to political candidates by newspapers in the U.S. Role of newspapers in electioneering; Criticism of the publicity by the newspaper "Times"; Steps taken by newspapers for promoting political candidates; Comments on three newspapers "Times," "Post," and "Daily News"; Reports that electorate, cynicism and weariness over the city's problems and its politicians were important factors; Focus on handicapping the preferences of the Time's editorial board is a pastime that absorbs a lot of energy in campaigns.


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