World: Morale in Malaya

Singapore censorship, long the tightest encountered by correspondents on any British front, reached a new high in hush last week. CBS's celebrated radio reporter, Cecil Brown (TIME, Dec. 22), had been "disaccredited" as a broadcaster by the British authorities at Singapore.

The meaning of this crackdown was both less and more serious than at first appeared. Cecil Brown was still permitted to file cables—in which, at the censor's discretion, he could still say about what he pleased aside from military matters.

British Military Intelligence in Singapore admitted, both to Brown and to a...

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