Censorship in the Press

October 1929
America;10/26/1929, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p56
The author reflects on what he sees as suppression of news in the U.S. He claims that some newspapers which have grown in wealth and power are reluctant to print the whole truth. He cites as an example the experience of a distinguished international journalist whose story on Mexico was not printed by any newspaper on orders of the State Department. He mentions the European system of censorship on foreign correspondents who write stories unfavorable to the government. He said that to get a real picture of events, one must read more than one newspaper.


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