The Press: The Lid Goes On

In an office in Japan's Radio Tokyo building last week, the U.S. Army set up a new bureau to deal with military security. Its name: Press Advisory Division. Its function: to censor all military dispatches and photos from the war area. General MacArthur's headquarters, which has been reluctant to establish censorship, still insisted it had not done so; it had merely established an "advance security check." But all correspondents were ordered to submit dispatches to the bureau before sending them. Since the Army does not control outgoing radio and cable channels, it is still possible for correspondents to send dispatches that...

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