The Press: Casablanca Crusade

In Casablanca's narrow Rue Dumont d'Urville one morning last week, a U.S. newsman walked through a police cordon to the offices of the daily Maroc-Presse (circ. 55,000), took a long look at its Broken windows and barricaded doors and said: "You've got to be a hero to work lere." For Maroc-Presse's 20 reporters and editors, courage is another requirement of the job; theirs is the most utterly hated newspaper in the world. Reporters are regularly beaten up, death threats come into the city desk almost daily. Editor Antoine Mazzella had his apartment bombed,...

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