The Press: Nazis Tighten Censorship

Switzerland's Neue Zürcher Zeitung is one of the lonely islands of press freedom in a sea of European press restrictions. A smug, conservative old newspaper NZZ is to the Swiss what the London Times is to Britons. Unfrightened by the fact that Germany is less than 20 miles from Zurich, NZZ dares to tell the truth when it gets mad enough. Mad enough last week, NZZ said:

"On Sept. 15th of this year foreign correspondents in Berlin were subjected by the Propaganda Ministry to new 'directives' which constitute radical limitations on their reporting. . . . These drastic regulations have not been...

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