Radio: Not Exactly Ticketyboo

The cat-&-dog relationship between the U.S. press and radio rated a curt British glance last week. In the BBC Quarterly, BBC Publicity Director Kenneth Adam observed smugly that "the 25-year relationship between broadcasting and the press in Great Britain has not been complicated, as it has in the U.S., by competition for the attention of the advertisers." Despite this, he was forced to admit that, even in Britain, press-radio relations were not exactly ticketyboo. There is, he conceded, "a rivalry over the supply of news to the public. . . ."

Author Adam suspected there might be a reason: "The standards which...

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