BARRIERS DOWN: A Story of the News Agency Epoch by Kent Cooper

BARRIERS DOWN: A Story of the News Agency Epoch

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KIRKUS REVIEW

General Manager of the Associated Press records here the long struggle for freedom of international news, in which he participated from the start. That was in 1914, when Routers in England, Haves in France and Wolf in Germany controlled world news and held a powerful monopoly. The A.P. decided to break it, first in South America, then in Europe, finally in the Far East. Step by step tracing of policies formed, of board discussions, of negotiations, until agencies were established and their objectives gained. Not of wide interest for the layman, but of documentary value for the press.

Pub Date: Dec. 8th, 1942
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart