The Coming Newspaper

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Merle Harrold Thorpe
H. Holt, 1915 - Journalism - 323 pages

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Page 91 - UNTO WHOMSOEVER MUCH IS GIVEN BY MELVILLE E. STONE "For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required; and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more."—St. Luke xii:48.
Page 328 - Edited by WP TRENT, and generally confined to those no longer living. Large I2mo. With portraits. Each $1.75, by mail $1.90. R. M. JOHNSTON'S LEADING AMERICAN SOLDIERS By the Author of "Napoleon," etc. Washington, Greene, Taylor, Scott, Andrew Jackson, Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, McClellan, Meade, Lee, "Stonewall" Jackson, Joseph E. Johnston. "Very interesting . . . much sound originality
Page 32 - To serve the present age, My calling to fulfill; O may it all my powers engage To do my Master's will. I
Page 163 - (g) Promoting personal and friendly intercourse between members of the Institute; holding conferences and meetings for the discussion of professional affairs, interests, and duties; the compilation, constant revision, and publication of lists and registers of journalists and of records of events and proceedings of interest to journalists. (h) The formation of a library or libraries for the use of members of the Institute.
Page 205 - said, he is a voice in the wilderness preparing the way. He is by no means a priest, but his words carry wider and further than the priest's and he preaches the gospel of humanity. He is not a king, but he nurtures and trains the king, and the land is ruled by the public opinion he evokes and shapes. These
Page 185 - the information. As Mr. Strachey says in his " Ethics of Journalism ": " It is good to know, within reasonable limits, the evil that is being done in order that we may lay our plans and bring up our forces to check that evil.
Page 4 - they will write you a battle in any part of Europe at an hour's warning, and yet never set foot out of a tavern; describe you towns, fortifications, leaders, the strength of the enemies,
Page 95 - with an irresponsibility enjoyed by no other power in the world. That this is in no way exaggeration there are innumerable proofs. How often have superficial and unscrupulous journalists paved the way for revolution, fomented irritation into enmity, and brought about desolating wars? For conduct such as this a monarch would lose his throne, a minister would be disgraced, impeached, and punished; but the
Page 40 - shares the same rage, alarm, enthusiasm or horror. Then, as each part of the mass becomes acquainted with the sentiment of all the rest, the feeling is generalized and intensified. In the end the public swallows up the individuality of the ordinary
Page 93 - of talent will not serve a feeble or contemptible editor or publisher; the public will not support a newspaper which is not a faithful echo of public opinion. This guarantee is fictitious. Experience proves that money will attract talent under any conditions, and that talent is ready to write as its paymaster requires. Experience proves that the most contemptible

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