Radio: Military Operation

In a memo which radio and the press in general might well take to heart, CBS News Chief Paul White told his broadcasters how to cover the invasion of Western Europe, when & if it happens.


¶ "No matter what the general tenor of the news, keep an informative, unexcited demeanor at the microphone."

"It cannot be emphasized too strongly that accuracy should never be risked for the sake of a prospective 'beat.'"

¶ "Be careful even in the choice of words. For instance: 'Allied forces today rolled toward X'; 'Allied air armadas today continued their...

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