A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 11, 1943

To answer some of the questions our subscribers have been asking about how TIME gathers, verifies, writes and distributes its news.

The twenty years since TIME began have seen so many changes in the world which TIME reports that we often wonder if TIME'S readers have changed, too. So every now and then we make a survey to find out just what kind of men and women our editors are writing TIME for at that particular moment.

We took our most recent look at you last June when we sent an eight-page questionnaire to a cross-section of 20,000 subscribers. (It began "Do You...

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