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April 1, 1933

THE JOURNAL AND MEDICAL JOURNALISM: A STATEMENT BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

JAMA. 1933;100(13):1036-1037. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740130040012
Abstract

Seldom in the past has space been utilized in The Journal to extol its own merit. Indeed, there has been little if any need for doing so. The increase in circulation, the material submitted for publication, the readiness with which subscribers have renewed their subscriptions, have been ample indication of their appreciation of what The Journal offers. During the last year, however, the world has been passing through what even optimists call a predicament. Great industries, to maintain sound financial status, have slashed their budgets, discharged employees, and in various other ways attempted to make both ends meet— financially. In the face of this situation the American Medical Association has carried on superlatively. The Journal has not lowered the standards that have brought it to its present high place in the field of medical journalism. It has not decreased the number of pages of reading matter in a volume. It

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