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New Newspaper #254992

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 09, 1978
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(Studio) Report on new newspaper publisher's efforts.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Report on new newspaper's appearance in NYC; is called "The Trib." Details with regard to changes in operating methods, include use of computers which give news stories typed on New York City side of Hudson River simultaneously to printers on New Jersey side. ["Trib" publisher Leonard SAFFIR - thinks paper's concept will be copied in Chicago, California, Texas, or wherever one goes. Calls it revolution.] Saffir was once aide to former Senator James Buckley. Changes in newspaper business since 1910 and in recent years noted. "The Trib's" competition with "New York Times, Daily News" and "Post" described. TV ads for each paper shown. Lawsuit against "Trib" by publishers of overseas edition of "The Herald-Tribune", now defunct in NYC, for use of old Herald-Tribune nickname cited. Is noted also that "New York Times", part-owner of overseas edition of "Herald-Tribune", is competitor of "Trib."
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Schieffer, Bob

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