A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 16, 1950

TIME is not in the business of trying to "scoop" anybody. That's for newspapers, with their daily and hourly deadlines. But TIME does keep on top of the news. In the last few weeks TIME had two solid newsbeats on the most important news story in Washington: the hammering out of a new U.S. policy toward Asia. The New York Herald Tribune's Bert Andrews, one of Washington's best newsmen, called TIME'S stories "a magnificent job of enterprising reporting."

The first beat was in our January 2 issue when TIME'S editors reported that 1) the...

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