NEWSWATCH: Without Newspapers, Less Happens

New Yorkers may or may not be the most discerning newspaper readers in the country, but they are certainly the most critical. During the long newspaper strike, which now seems to be winding to an end, they've had to relax their critical standards and make do with a passel of skimpy strike-born newspapers. "New Yorkers are now getting. Clay Felker, the editor of Esquire, remarked the otter day, "the level of newspapers the rest of the country gets. This remark is unfair to a number of newspapers in other American cities, but not to all.

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