Newspapers: Brash & Frank in Yugoslavia

"I have noticed," said President Tito, "that the newspapers are crammed with stuff they should not contain." What annoyed Yugoslavia's boss was a full-length portrait of a blonde bathing beauty that appeared directly over his own picture on the front page of Politika Ekspres. And then there was that center spread of a nearly nude Carroll Baker that distracted readers from proper appreciation of a front-page cut of Tito surrounded by smiling workers. But the official complaints were notably mild. All Yugoslavia accepts the fact that a frank and breezy tabloid...

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