The Press: On the Street

The number of unemployed newsmen in New York City has been estimated as high as 5,000, about two-thirds of whom are employable. This week witnessed the first overt effort of the jobless to help themselves as a group, with the publication of a weekly tabloid named Newsdom. It is an eight-page, five-column sheet devoted largely to gossip of newspaper offices in the New York metropolitan area, to be sold among working newspapermen, admen & pressmen.

Promoter of Newsdom is one Max J. Klein who worked 21 years in the business departments of...

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