The Press: Voice of Freedom

In Latin America, where government violations of the press are the order of the day. the Inter-American Press Association is the only organized voice of press freedom. Last week, at its tenth annual meeting in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, the outspoken representatives of 390 newspapers and magazines from the Western Hemisphere demonstrated why I.A.P.A. has become the most effective force for an unfettered press in Latin America.

Up before the convention stepped Chicago Daily News Publisher John Knight, who denounced the press in President Juan Peron's Argentina for "kowtowing before the...

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