The Press: Scooped Again

Reuters, the British news agency, was deeper in the black books of the U.S. press than it had ever been before. And that was saying something. OWI's Elmer Davis was madder than he had ever been, but apparently just as helpless.

On one of the big news stories of the year—the meeting of Churchill, Chiang Kai-shek and Roosevelt at Cairo—Reuters had scooped the pants off the U.S. press. The result almost reached the proportions of an inter-Allied incident.

The Old Hush. Newsmen of the democratic nations, already chafing under censorship and official fumbling of...

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