The Press: What Is Truth?

What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.

Francis Bacon

Readers of Pravda, which means "Truth," get their truth about the United Nations from two correspondents: Boris Izakov and Yuri Zhukov.* Veteran Correspondents Izakov & Zhukov sign their stories together: "We work for the same paper, and we don't want to compete with each other." Last week they had a hot piece of news for their readers : Newsweek, they reported, admitted that U.S. newsmen at the U.N. were dishonest.

The Pravda team relayed a Newsweek poll of U.N. correspondents, which had found that 62% do not believe that...

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