Letters, Dec. 21, 1942

Roughneck Journalism


Having often expressed my appreciation of TIME as an achievement in reporting, may I demur to the increasing use of your news columns as a vehicle of editorial opinion? Your lines on Vice President Wallace in the issue of Nov. 30 were roughneck journalism, unworthy of your virtues. I believe in criticism, but I also believe in courtesy. Words should be used to heal wounds, not to make them. Give us the facts, and let us draw our own conclusions.


Great Neck, NY.

¶ TIME said of Vice President Wallace...

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