The Press: Less Paper

Paper is going to war, which means that in 1943 there will be less of it on the newsstands. Reasons: 1) because of manpower and electric-power shortages, mills are not making as much paper as they did; 2) transportation difficulties mean less paper can be moved from mills to publishers; 3) the armed forces will use in 1943 roughly 1,000,000 more tons of paper of all sorts than they used in 1942.

To find out how U.S. newspaper publishers intend to solve the paper problem Editor & Publisher recently queried hundreds of them, got...

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