Clark B. Firestone
Manuscript Report on a World Editorial Talk [by Joseph Pulitzer]
On board “Liberty,” August 4, 1911
World Papers, Box 52
Under the subheading “Mr. Pulitzer’s Philosophy,” Clark Firestone, then recently hired away from the Evening Mail, took these notes on the World’s editorial policy. Pulitzer emphasized first, the independence of his newspaper, second, that it should be readable, and third, that it should employ humor, and especially irony
Gift of Joseph Pulitzer, Jr.