Press: Singing the Big-City Blues

In New York and Philadelphia, noted dailies are on the block

It has been a harsh season for many metropolitan newspapers. Chicago's Tribune Co. has put a FOR SALE sign on the New York Daily News, the largest general circulation paper in the country. In Philadelphia the old slogan "Nearly Everybody Reads the Bulletin "has been turned on its head. Now more people read the morning Inquirer, and the Bulletin is on the block. If buyers do not turn up soon, both the News and Bulletin may fold. Once prosperous dailies in Boston, Baltimore, Cleveland, Los Angeles and Seattle are also tottering.

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