Newspapers: Money & Other Things

The loose ends of the New York newspaper strike were still flapping around last week, and there was little chance that they would be tied up in a hurry. While the long argument continued, the strike, longest in the city's history, slipped past the 100-day mark.

Ironically, the biggest obstacle to a settlement turned out to be the union that had not been expected to give anybody trouble—the big but rarely belligerent Newspaper Guild. Even before Bert Powers' printers went on strike last Dec. 8, the Guild had come to terms with most Manhattan papers. But when Mayor...

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