The Press: Passed by Censor

In wartime, U.S. newspapers printed a useful warning to their readers on many dispatches from abroad: "Passed by Censor." That warning has now virtually vanished from the daily U.S. press, but censorship abroad has not. Most U.S. readers, when they stop to think about it at all, realize that the news from Russia is openly censored. Fewer may know that open or indirect censorship is smothering the news in nation after nation, including some which loudly insist that they alone have true "freedom of the press."

Last week the New York Times, which has a larger foreign staff and publishes more foreign...

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