The Press: Strike's End

After eleven days, the strike of six Manhattan dailies ended last week, and the papers hustled to recoup their ad losses. As a result, the Sunday papers this week were the fattest ever printed any place. The 102-year-old New York Times printed the biggest paper in its history (430 pages, 4 lbs. 14 oz.), including a two-page edition "for the record" for every one of the days missed during the strike, along with four news sections (152 pages) crammed with Christmas ads. The tabloid News printed 532 pages for its six different editions for the New York and New Jersey areas,...

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