Mother's Milk & Printer's Ink

June 1981
National Review;6/12/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p648
The article comments on the announcement of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization director general Amadou Mahtar M'Bow to create plans for a New World Information Order. It describes the reaction of the Western press to the announcement. They convened in Talloires, France and issued a manifesto declaring press freedom as a basic human right. Meanwhile, Herblock issued a cartoon depicting dictators and reporters. The plan calls for journalists to be licensed and given identity cards. They would also promise to follow an international code of journalistic ethics.


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