The Press: Freedom in Our Time

> What 25 freedom of the press in our time?

> How does the press (and radio and cinema) "mould" public opinion, if at all?

> What are the responsibilities of the press as the major source of public information?

To seek the answers to such momentous and difficult questions as these, the formation of a commission was announced this week under the chairmanship of President Robert Maynard Hut chins of the University of Chicago. No one could doubt that answers were badly needed.

When the Columbia Broadcasting System recently tried to ban its...