The Press: Less Paper

War means retrenchment to U.S. magazines no less than to newspapers (TIME, Jan. 4). To conserve manpower, electric power and transportation, publishers will be allowed less paper. Last week the publishers of the nation's some 6,000 weekly, bimonthly, monthly and quarterly periodicals found just how much they will have to retrench. Ordered the War Production Board: in 1943 no magazine can use more than 90% of the total tonnage of print paper it used in 1942. Exemptions: magazines using less than 25 tons a quarter.

WPB left it to publishers to decide how to...

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