Press: Hurdling Another Big Barrier

New York's Daily News wins a reprieve as its unions okay cuts

For months, the staff of the New York Daily News had gamely chased scoops while under sentence of death. Forever facing some new and seemingly more inescapable deadline for the paper's folding, employees searched determinedly for a glimmer of hope. Said an editor: "There is supposed to be a series of psychological stages in confronting death—anger, denial, depression and so on, until acceptance. Here there was never acceptance." A writer characterized the mood as "Apocalypse: Never Mind." But last week, when the...

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