"The press may be likened to a great moving-picture...

Chicago (Ill.) Post

"The press may be likened to a great moving-picture show, to which the world goes daily to see the current history flashed upon the screen."

This was the simile offered by George Shaw Cook, chairman of the Christian Science committee on publication for Illinois, in the course of a lecture delivered at the Press Club of Chicago before the regular meeting of the Illinois Woman's Press Association. The subject of Mr. Cook's address was Clean Journalism, and while he complimented the newspapers generally on their enterprise and public-spiritedness, he deplored the tendency in many directions toward featuring scandal and criminal news. Continuing after the quotation given above, Mr. Cook said:

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