The Press: Union Labor Saver

The powerful, 90,000-member International Typographical Union last week announced that it will start a string of newspapers. Within a few months, said the I.T.U., it will start publishing daily tabloids in nine cities.* In each city the union has had trouble in recent strikes.

The purpose of the papers, says I.T.U.

President Woodruff Randolph, is to "keep news free." But the I.T.U., which knows more about printing newspapers than editing them, really has its eye on another target. With costs rising, newspaper failures and mergers increasing, many an I.T.U. member has found himself frozen out of a job. Such labor-saving devices as...

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