Newspapers: New York's New Mix

Belatedly catching up with the news, New York newspaper publishers officially announced last week what had been common knowledge for months: there will be a three-way newspaper merger. The details varied scarcely a bit from the long-familiar rumors.

A new afternoon paper, the World Journal, will replace Hearst's Journal-American and Scripps-Howard's World-Telegram & Sun. Editorial boss will be Frank Conniff, 52, Hearst's national editor, columnist and one-third of the "task force" that has won a Pulitzer Prize for its interviews with world leaders. According to present plans, the World Journal will concentrate on its home town and carry more local...

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