The Press: How to Cover Russia

To editors of the free world, no problem is greater than covering Russia and its satellites, where a free press is unknown. Last week the International Press Institute, founded by the New York Times's Sunday Editor Lester Markel to explore just such matters, took up the problem in a report, The News from Russia. After sounding out more than 100 U.S. and foreign editors by questionnaire, I.P.I, concluded: "The occasional dispatch [an editor] receives from Moscow is completely misleading when he presents it in the traditional manner."

The reason, as I.P.I, points out, is...

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