The Press: Foreign News: Nov. 12, 1923

Are the foreign correspondents of American newspapers incompetent ? Ayes and nays ring out in united dissonance. Editor and Publisher, trade paper of newspaperdom, took an attitude which moved editors to defend their correspondents. Herbert Bayard Swope, Executive Editor of The New York World, led the editors, ejaculating: "One would think . . . that America lacked trained observers in Europe and elsewhere! Surely ... a false impression! All of the great American newspapers maintain groups of able correspondents abroad, who are thoroughly equipped to do the job, as best...

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