Press: Trib Redux

New daily for New York

Among the 3 million New Yorkers who buy a newspaper every morning, there is an enduring mass of mourners for the lively, respectable Herald Tribune, which expired in 1966. Or so Publisher Leonard Saffir, 47, devoutly hopes. This week, to compete with the brassy Daily News and the New York Times, which he has dubbed "fat and stuffy," Saffir begins publishing a new Manhattan morning paper called the Trib.

The tabloid (first-year circulation goal: 200,000) is expected to be editorially conservative. Its board of directors includes James Buckley, former Conservative-Republican Senator from New York, whose political aide and...

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