The Press: Eh?

Journalists, whose job is to communicate, look down on the long-haired boys who simply want to express themselves. But occasionally the disciples of clarity talk with their mouths full. Two examples from last week's newspapers:

¶ New York Times Pundit Arthur Krock (on Truman's failure to make public his White House invitation to Eisenhower—see NATIONAL AFFAIRS) : "The third mistake was not to make this announcement immediately after it was omitted."

¶ Herald Tribune Sport Reporter Al Laney, reporting how Herbert Flam stood up to Australian Frank Sedgman's serve: "This includes one game in which he missed...

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