The Press: Still in Trouble?

After eight days, the strike was over. The nation's biggest newspaper, the New York Daily News, hastened back into print. News President and Publisher F. (for Francis) M. Flynn was "thrilled" at seeing his paper "come alive again," complete with written synopses of events in the lives of Dick Tracy et al. that News comic-strip buffs had missed.

Why the News felt so good about everything was not easy to discern. After a show of stubbornness, it yielded to the striking New York Newspaper Guild on nearly every contested point, including dues checkoff (automatic...

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