US attacks UNESCO plan for registering journalists

American representatives opposed a UNESCO plan to register journalists, warning that the communist and third world's stated goal of protecting reporters could be used to control the news media. Dana Bullen, a veteran Washington newsman representing the US-based World Press Freedom Committee, said the UNESCO plan "would have the effect of licensing and otherwise controlling journalists in the name of protecting the m.

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