The Press: A Complete Account

Although there are nearly 300 correspondents from 19 nations accredited to Korea, the London Communist Daily Worker last week boasted that it was "the one newspaper . . . able to give a complete account of what is really happening." Basis for this all-sweeping statement: Worker Staffer Alan Winnington is the only English-language correspondent with the North Korean army.

Britons were hardly surprised that the "complete account" of 40-year-old Correspondent Winnington, a British Communist since 1934, sounded as if he were covering an entirely different war. His "scoops" were splashed across the Worker's Page One under such streamers as: "U.S. Belsen...

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