The Press: Censorship Grows Bold

"I do not like the Daily Mirror. I never have liked it. I do not like that form of journalism at all. . . . I don't find it necessary to indulge in that form of pornography."

With these words Britain's Laborite M.P. Aneurin Bevan (not to be confused with Labor Minister Ernest Bevin) last week went to the defense of freedom of the press in Britain. In the same debate in the House of Commons many another pungent word was spoken, for the fact was—and Britain was awakening to it—that wartime freedom of the...

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