Sleeper, Jim
August 1995
New Republic;8/21/95, Vol. 213 Issue 8/9, p22
Depicts the failure the tabloid newspaper "New York Newsday" (NYN) to create a compelling vision of common civic culture that led its parent Times Mirror Co. to close it on July 16, 1995. Editorial on NYN published by "The New Yorker"; Key factor that attracts huge working-class audience to the city's tabloids; Effect of demographic change and ownership on tabloid newspapers; Implication of the newspaper's mix of class-based liberalism and race-and-gender discourse on its coverage of disputes between African American demagogues and assimilation-minded immigrants.


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