The Press: Worker Windfall

Nobody is quicker to recognize a useful piece of Communist propaganda in the capitalist press than the sharp-eyed editors of Manhattan's Communist Daily Worker. Last week they found an unexpected windfall in the good grey New York Times. They clipped out a series of dispatches on life in Russia by Times Moscow Correspondent Harrison Salisbury and reproduced parts of them. Crowed the Worker: "The articles [were] a refreshing, vivid contrast to the daily diet of highly imaginative bunk which the Times and its journalistic cohorts generally feed their readers" and "completely undermined" the...

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