The Press: Crucial Day

Crucial Day When antitrust lawyers filed their suit against the New Orleans Times-Picayune last June (TIME, June 26), they had an arm-long list of charges against the T-P and its afternoon sister, the States. By running the States at a loss, they charged, the Times-Picayune was trying to freeze out Publisher David Stern's afternoon Item ; by threatening to withhold the T-P and States from news vendors handling the Item, it had tried to keep the Item off the streets; by requiring national advertisers to run their ads in both the T-P and the States, the T-P was exposing the Item...

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