UNITED NATIONS: Objectivity

The proceedings of the United Nations get full and objective coverage in the full and objective pages of the New York Times. There are occasions, however, when objectivity can be misleading.

Last month, the U.N. Economic and Social Council heard charges that the economy of Soviet Russia is based on slave labor. Next day, the Times front page carried the charges under a two-column headline. Later, a special U.N. committee on slavery listened to a report asserting that certain practices of forced contract labor and the plight of immigrant Mexican and West Indian laborers in the U.S. added up to...

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