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The New York Post is an American daily newspaper, primarily distributed in New York City and its surrounding area. It is the 13th-oldest and seventh-most-widely circulated newspaper in the United States. Established in 1801 by federalist and Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, it became a respected broadsheet in the 19th century, under the name New York Evening Post. Since 1993, the Post has been owned by News Corporation and its successor, News Corp, which had owned it previously from 1976 to 1988. Its editorial offices are located at 1211 Avenue of the Americas, in New York City, New York.

New York Post in Joe SteeleEdit

Under the ownership of J. David Stern, the New York Post had initially supported President Joe Steele through his reelection in 1936, but had quietly become neutral as Steele's administration grew more repressive.[1] Nonetheless, the Post did run pieces by Mike Sullivan that were critical of Steele. However, when Stern authorized the Sullivan-penned editorial, "Where Is Our Freedom Going?" in 1937,[2] the Administration responded by taking Sullivan into custody,[3] and sending him to a camp in Montana.[4] In early 1944, Sullivan's editor Stan Feldman was arrested himself.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Joe Steele, pg. 162-163.
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid., pg. 167.
  4. Ibid. pg. 174.
  5. Ibid., pg 287.

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