The Press: Flowers for OWI

Too late to do it much good, OWI last week got several ornate wreaths on its grave. They were placed there by the British. London's World's Press News (the British counterpart of the conservative U.S. Editor & Publisher) asked correspondents throughout the Empire to say what they thought of OWJ. Their answers would surprise domestic critics who have insisted that the OWI was all thumbs. Most correspondents thought that the highly touted British information services could learn from OWI. Samples:

South Africa: "The Americans . . . put across plenty of propaganda . . . which worked extremely well from an American...

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