A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 8, 1943

To answer some of the questions our subscribers have been asking about how TIME gathers, verifies, writes and distributes its news.

More members of our editorial staff seem to have picked up their newspaper experience on Eugene Meyer's forthright Washington Post than on any other newspaper. There are seven Post alumni among our editors and correspondents. One was City Editor, another Assistant Managing Editor.

Other famous big city dailies to which TIME is indebted for more than one of its editors include the New York Herald Tribune and Joseph Pulitzer's crusading St. Louis Post-Dispatch...

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