Business: Publishers' Pains

The price of newsprint for one dizzy moment in 1921 was $130 a ton. About a third of the cost of publishing a newspaper is the cost of newsprint and publishers were pleased when it dwindled to

$40 a ton in 1933. In 1936 it went up to $41. Last year it stood at $42.50. Last week, on the last day of 1937, the Boston Evening American and the Washington Evening Star announced that they were going to raise their prices from 2¢ to 3¢ and eight other U. S. newspapers—from the Atlanta Georgian to...

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