The Press: Highly Dictatorial

If the C.I.O. were to announce that it would admit no reporters to its conventions unless they belonged to its American Newspaper Guild, the U.S. press would unquestionably set up a yell that could be heard in the farthest recesses of the New York Times library. The British press was audible last week, for an equivalent reason. Beginning its 76th convention at Blackpool, Lancashire, the British Trades Union Congress announced that it would admit to its press tables only reporters holding membership in the National Union of Journalists. Object: to high-pressure more...

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