The most publicly punditical organization in the U.S.The Association of Radio News Analysts* came out recently with its first code of ethics. The 20-odd pundits were obviously feeling their very real power. They wanted, principally:
> No censorship of broadcast material beyond that required by the Government "during a national emergency."
>No members who deliver commercial plugs for their sponsors' products.
>Painstaking accuracy, good taste and no sensationalism.
This maiden manifesto drew a sharp reply last week from able Paul White, news chief of CBS's newscasting organization. He reminded the pundits of a few differences between newspapers...