The Press: New Daily, Old Complaint

Not since a prolonged strike of the New York Newspaper Guild drove the Brooklyn Eagle out of business nine months ago, have almost 3,000,000 borough-proud Brooklynites had a daily newspaper they could call their own. Last week the Brooklyn Daily, after five modest years as a neighborhood paper, took on new staffers and features (including some from the Eagle), and expanded to fill a borough-wide role. But it promptly ran into labor trouble. The independent Newspaper and Mail Deliverers' Union called a boycott to force the new paper to break its distribution contracts and to employ the union directly instead.

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