Edward Wyllis Scripps


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Noun1.Edward Wyllis Scripps - United States newspaper publisher who founded an important press association; half-brother of James Edmund Scripps (1854-1926)
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Scripps, a grandson of Edward Wyllis Scripps -- the founder of The E.
Baldasty builds a case for adding Edward Wyllis Scripps to the pantheon of US newspaper giants of the late 19th and early 20th centuries--joining Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst--based on his innovations in what might be termed a modern, forward-looking approach to management of the daily newspaper.
Actually, the book focuses on one of the grandsons of the feisty, cigarchomping patriarch of the Scripps dynasty, Edward Wyllis Scripps, who was buried at sea in 1926.