Radio: Brown and White

CBS caught a bear by the tail last week.

In full-page newspaper advertisements the big network reiterated that it had no editorial views on anything but radio itself, and expected its newscasters to have none either. This high-sounding declaration really started something.

Most directly hit by CBS's stand was the Association of Radio News Analysts (TIME, June 28), whose stock in trade is opinion. Cried the organization's founder and mouthpiece, opinionated Hans von Kaltenborn: "No news analyst worth his salt could or would be completely neutral or objective!" CBS men and A.R.N.A. members met...

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