Press: What Is a Journalist, Pop?

In the House of Commons last week, Winston Churchill parried a thrust at his close association with Publisher Lord Beaverbrook (TIME, April 10). Socialistic Sir Richard Acland, Common Wealth Party leader, sharply asked if the rule which bars Cabinet Ministers from engaging in journalism had been suspended to favor the brash, busy Beaver and his London Daily Express. Said Churchill: "The proprietorship of newspapers has never been held to be journalism in the ordinary sense."


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