Press: Newspaper Boy

Convened in Toronto, the International Circulation Managers' Association heard a committee report that of 4,203 newspaper clippings mentioning boys or men who sell or deliver newspapers, 3,248 contained "objectionable terms"—such as "newsboy" and "newsie." The Association resolved to substitute the name "newspaper boy," got pledges from the Toronto Newsboys' Union and the Newsboys' & Bootblacks' Association of Chicago to change their names.


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