Radio: News & Newscasts

War has sharpened the contrast between the youngest and the oldest professional news handlers-radio and the press:

> U.S. news editors, on whom the Japanese pulled one of the smartest publicity stunts in history last week (see p. 55), were not noticeably reproached for it in their own columns. On the radio, which has no headlines to worry about, they were. Said CBS's placid Bill Shirer:

"They [the newspapers] shoved the Presidential report to the nation into second place, and with what? Well, with the exploit of the Japanese submarine. . . . The object of the shelling, of course, as this...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!