Lessons from a press baron of another era

E.W. Scripps Howard Weaver, vice president for news for McClatchy, writes here he finds “continued refreshment in the words of E.W. Scripps.” Writiing in 1903, Scripps advised an editor …

Don’t be afraid of trying experiments. Whatever you feel right hard about, that do . . . Better an enthusiastic damn fool than perfectly correct and prosy . .

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