The Press: People without Papers

During New York's 17-day newspaper strike Fact Finders Associates, Inc. sampled nonreading readers' reactions. Last week the results were released:

¶ After three days without papers, 76.6% found that the radio did not "completely fulfill" their news needs. After ten days 89.2% said so. (Most missed were: 1) general news, 2) editorials, 3) columns, 4) comics.)

¶ As women got used to doing without advertisements, interest in them declined from 79.1% to 76.1%.

¶ After ten days 58.7% missed their papers more than at the beginning of the strike, 29.1% felt as they always...

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