How Celebs, CEOs Disrupted News Media

By George Farris  “Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.”  That quote is attributed to Mark Twain. It’s a warning, telling us to stay on the good side of newspaper publishers. The people who ran newspapers were powerful and could make you a hero or a reprobate with a headline and a front-page story. But during World War I and World War II, Americans started listening to more radio news reports for updates on the action and casualties. They didn’t want t

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