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| "Their constant yelping about a free press means, with a few honorable exceptions, freedom to peddle scandal, crime, sex, sensationalism, hate, innuendo and the political and financial uses of propaganda. A newspaper is a business out to make money through advertising revenue. That is predicated on the circulation and you know what circulation depends on."
The Post-StandardAt the age of only 15 years, Fred Heyman was hired by the Syracuse Herald as a copyboy in 1921. A staffing shortage a year later found young Fred covering a major fire in Syracuse.