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Knight: A Publisher in the Tumultuous Century
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Publisher E P Dutton
Publication date December 1, 1988
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780525247234
ISBN-10 0525247238
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A portrait of the man who built a newspaper empire that included the 'Miami Herald,' 'Philadelphia Inquirer,' and other major papers reveals the integrity and self-doubts that were central to his life
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Language:Chinese.HardCover. Pub Date: 1988 Pages: 405 Publisher: dutton From Publishers WeeklyWith the caution of a stroller through a minefield. Miami Herald columnist Whited here writes an encomium to John S. Knight (1894-1981). Founder of a newspaper empire. Knight . who saw himself as a self-made man. inherited the Akron Beacon Journal in the 1930s and added the Miami Herald. Detroit Free Press and Philadelphia Inquirer; then he joined with the Ridder chain to form one of the nation \ 's largest print media groups. He was a controversial newspaper tycoon: a Republican. he was anti-Roosevelt and anti-New Deal and a pre-World War II isolationist. Later. however. he was an early opponent of the Vietnam War. Knight maintained that he allowed his editors autonomy. yet he established a kind of political line via a column he wrote. Whited is clearly a loyalist. making a strong ...

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