The Press: Thought v. Facts

Most daily newspapers are interested chiefly in facts. But Switzerland's German-language daily, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (New Zurich Journal), is a rare exception. The paper's editors feel that "a fact in itself doesn't mean anything; it's what you think about the fact that matters." N.Z.Z.'s interpretive stories on the facts have made it the most influential and widely respected daily published on the Continent. Strongly antiCommunist, the paper is also an outspoken friend of the U.S., a proponent of free capitalism, a supporter of German rearmament, and a skeptic about the possibilities of permanent...

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