HC Deb 19 June 1941 vol 372 c850W
Mr. David Adams

asked the Minister of Information whether he will take steps to avoid in British broadcasts reiterated versions of military successes, since these suggest a paucity of material?

Mr. Cooper

There is inevitably some reiteration of the news contained in the bulletins broadcast on any one day, since those who are only able to hear a single bulletin expect to gather from it all recent important news. Subjects included in the news bulletins are only reintroduced on subsequent days when fresh material becomes available, as, for example, accounts of events by eye-witnesses. Apart from this I am not aware of the tendency in our broadcasts to which the hon. Member refers. If he will give me specific instances of what he has in mind, I shall be glad to consider them.

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