The Press: Expanding Don'ts

Censor Byron Price issued a revised "voluntary censorship" code last week, and from its new list of "don'ts" the U.S. people could see how far their news has contracted. Some taboos:

> Ship movements (including last movements to the bottom) are non-reportable except by "appropriate" authority of the Navy—neutral ships included. Whatever information this particular censorship withholds from the enemy, it also withholds from the U.S. public knowledge of the full seriousness of the U-boat campaign.

> Sabotage, for the first time in any U.S. war, is classified as a military secret. Whether this far-from-clarified taboo...

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