TITLE

The Secrecy Bug

PUB. DATE
September 1955
SOURCE
New Republic;9/19/55, Vol. 133 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the penchant for using public relations as a substitute for news that has been a source of continuing irritation to reporters and editors in recent years, and their complaints have inspired a Congressional subcommittee to look into the alleged suppression of information. Government agencies have employed a variety of techniques to keep things to themselves and thereby avoid embarrassment or unpleasantness. The committee headed by Republican John Moss has sent out 65 questionnaires to executive departments, asking forthright questions about their information policies.
ACCESSION #
14448325

 

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