The Press: Gold That Glitters

General Douglas MacArthur gets a copy every morning with his coffee. When his headquarters are in New Guinea, he grants Guinea Gold special permission to print his communiques 20 hours before any other newspaper, anywhere. He and some 30,000 other readers in the New Guinea battle area think Guinea Gold is the greatest army newspaper in the world.

Tiny (letter-size) four page Guinea Gold is a newspaper in the most literal sense. It is rarely illustrated, never runs "pin-ups." Its readers, polled several months ago, thumbed down such gewgaws. They voted for war news first, political news from home second, educational features...

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