The Press: Short Takes

— Because a tough press code inhibits critics of the Papadopoulos regime, most newspapers in Greece now imply criticism only by withholding praise. Such discretion never appealed to Yiannis Horn, editor-publisher-owner of the English-language Athens News (circ. 6,000). He not only prints statements by opposition politicians but also punctuates stories with blunt editor's notes ("We demand an explanation from the regime on this"). Last October Horn headlined a story on Spiro Agnew's visit: BOMBS, RECRUITED SCHOOLCHILDREN

GREET AGNEW. Unfortunately for Horn, News makeup men inadvertently left out the paragraph reporting the protest bombings...

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