Press Coverage

19 Members of Congress Testified in Front of the ITC to Urge Reversal of Newsprint Tariffs

Bolstered by the in-person appearance of 19 Members of Congress, America’s newspaper publishers, printers, retailers and small business made a compelling and substantive case for removing tariffs on newsprint produced in Canada during a hearing on July 17 before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). The message to the ITC ...
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Papers, chafing under weight of newsprint tariffs, seek relief

Washington, District of Columbia By Mark Pattison (July 12th, 2018) WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Newspapers of every type, Catholic papers included, are seeking relief from the U.S. government after six months of increased costs due to tariffs on imported Canadian newsprint. The Catholic Press Association, which includes English-speaking Canada, is a member ...
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MORE THAN 11,000 SIGNATURES IN OPPOSITION TO NEWSPRINT TARIFFS COLLECTED

WASHINGTON - More than 11,000 Americans are petitioning the U.S. government to reverse massive tariffs that the government recently imposed on newsprint, a coalition of printers, publishers, paper suppliers and distributors announced today. The petition is sponsored by the STOPP Coalition (Stop Tariffs On Printers and Publishers) a group of ...
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Madison Press newspaper in London to drop print edition, publish online only

Columbus, Ohio By Tim Feran (July 11, 2018) The Madison Press will stop publishing a printed newspaper and go to a digital format only beginning next week. The London-based newspaper announced Wednesday that it will become a weekly, paid digital publication. For the remainder of July, it will be available ...
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Newsprint tariff will hurt every type of reader (Editorial)

Springfield, Massachusetts By The Republican Editorials (July 3, 2018) A tariff on Canadian newsprint will hurt liberal readers, conservative readers, sports fans, the shopper who wants to check out the ads and the kid who wants to read the comics. Under the complicated laws dealing with trade, one complaint by ...
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Protect jobs at newspapers and paper mills

Everett, Washington (June 28, 2018) One wonders if Branigin, an attorney who three years later would become governor of Indiana, ever considered whether he could win those arguments by slapping tariffs on the paper on which newspapers are printed. The thought apparently has occurred to the Trump administration, which at ...
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EDITORIAL: Newsprint tariffs hurt our civic culture

Meriden, Connecticut (June 27, 2018) Our third president once famously declared that we’d be better off having “newspapers without a government” than “a government without newspapers.” While Thomas Jefferson may have been engaging in a bit of hyperbole, his point was clear: that newspapers are vital watchdogs for the people; ...
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EDITORIAL: New tariffs add 30 percent to the cost of printing news

Marietta, Georgia (June 24, 2018) While tariffs on steel and aluminum dominate headlines across the nation, those who print those headlines are feeling the impact of another border tax. New tariffs on Canadian newsprint are wreaking terrible unintended consequences on America’s community newspapers, the source of local news for millions ...
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Newsprint Tariffs Could Cripple Local Newspapers

Yankton, South Dakota By Sen. Mike Rounds R-South Dakota (June 24, 2018) Our local newspapers play an important role in educating the public and bringing communities together. They are the beating hearts of our towns and cities in South Dakota. We rely on them for updates on local news, wedding ...
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Trump’s trade war has many casualties

Grand Junction, Colorado By: THE DAILY SENTINEL (June 24, 2018) Despite President Donald Trump's assurance that trade wars "are good, and easy to win," there's a price for a protectionist trade policy. The Sentinel's Wyatt Hurt spoke with a dozen Western Slope business leaders to learn how they're being affected ...
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