The Press: You're Another

As a onetime newsman for Pravda and Tass, the U.S.S.R.'s Jacob M. Lomakin is an expert on the Russian press. Last week at Lake Success, U.N. Delegate Lomakin enlightened U.N.'s Subcommission on Freedom of Information and of the Press. What was it, he asked, that kept Russia and the West from getting on with the peace? Why, it was those warmongering, imperialist, monopolist newspapers of the U.S. and Britain. They have too much freedom and "they trade in news as one trades in tobacco products . . . [for] profit." He wanted a resolution to punish them.

The U.S. delegate,...

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