Letters, Apr. 15, 1946

The Army v. Hearst

Sirs:

. . . TIME [March 11] quotes Brigadier General Charles T. Lanham of the Army I. & E. section as saying:

"A reporter on the Hearst papers is not at liberty to attack Mr. Hearst or the Hearst policy. If he does, first, it doesn't get in the papers, and second, he is fired. Why then should the staff of a soldier publication feel that it is entitled to attack the War Department? . . ."

Might I remind the General that the Hearst chain, regardless of its merits, is...

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