Press: For Tonight, No More Tomorrows

The Daily News cuts back to stay alive

The grim dispatches have come one after another, like casualty reports from the front lines. First the Washington Star announced it was closing. A few days later, the Philadelphia Bulletin gave its unions until this week to accept $5 million in contract concessions; otherwise it, too, would shut down. Now the New York Daily News has announced that its year-old afternoon paper, Tonight, will stop publication on Aug. 28. Thus was written the latest chapter in a two-decade-old story of failure in the afternoon, this time...

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