The Press: Strike Symptoms

What happens to a major city without its newspapers? As Detroit entered the fourth week of the strike that has shut down its three big dailies, these were some of the effects:

¶ Church attendance zoomed beyond the rosiest hopes of churchmen. Said one minister frankly: "Some of the laggards in my congregation awake on Sunday morning, grope blindly for the Sunday paper and, unable to find it, decide that the only other profitable Sunday morning activity is a visit to church."

¶ Unable to advertise spot items, used-car dealers reported a steep drop...

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