The Press: The Syndicated Times

Each afternoon at 4 o'clock, the New York Times switches on a bank of Teletype transmitters that, for eight hours and in eight languages, carry a steady selection of stories that will appear in the next morning's Times. On the receiving end are some 70 daily newspapers in the U.S. and 16 other countries, with an estimated total readership of 25 million, ranging from Seattle to Seoul. They are subscribers to the Times News Service, and they pay for the privilege of seeing in advance and, if they wish, printing Times stories.

Other newspapers, chief among them the New York Herald Tribune...

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