The Press: Change

"If public-relations personnel are guilty of ballyhooing and trying to dictate to correspondents, there will be some changes."

Thus barked a London spokesman for SHAEF last fortnight when he heard that three U.S. correspondents and an artist attached to the Ninth Air Force had been ordered to leave France and return to London for reassignment because, they alleged, they had displeased the Ninth's public-relations chief, Colonel Robert Parham, by failing to give the Ninth satisfactory publicity (TIME, Sept. 4).

Last week Colonel Parham, detached from the Ninth, was in London awaiting reassignment. The artist...

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