The Press: Paper Pinch

French newspapers have been cut to one tabloid-sized page a day. Britain's great dailies now report the news in four to ten pages. U.S. newspapers, paper-pinched but far less so, have kept a fairly sleek look by holding down new subscriptions, boiling some of the fat out of their features, saying a reluctant no to many advertisers. Last week, facing a 5% cut in newsprint inventories for the next quarter, some U.S. newspapers were driven to sterner measures:

¶ Pensacola's morning Journal and evening News went tabloid for the month of March, cut...

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