The Press: Newcomers

Out within the fortnight were three new periodicals, in Buffalo, London, Lansing, Mich.

Trend. Cities like Buffalo are accustomed to four distinct types of local publications: daily newspapers for national and local news; country-clubby monthlies for social chatter; chamber-of-commercy magazines to brag about the city and back-pat its bigwigs; and, after the success of The New Yorker, a rash of local smart-charts broke out, flourished briefly, faded away. Buffalo last week was the scene of a new kind of small-city journalistic enterprise. Out came a four-page tabloid to review and, where possible,...

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