The Press: Perth Control

To a chorus of boos from press and Parliament for bungling its job (TIME, Sept. 18), fortnight ago the British Ministry of Information reorganized, found a new Director General to replace Lord Perth, who became Advisor on Foreign Publicity. But newsmen still refer to British press censorship as "Perth Control."

Last week a prime example of Perth Control got by the British censors. A correspondent reported that he had spent ten shillings in taxi fares tracking down the famed pamphlets scattered by the Royal Air Force back of the German lines. He found them finally in the Division of Enemy Propaganda. When...

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