Press Coverage

STOPP STATEMENT ON U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION’S RULING TO REVERSE THE NEWSPRINT TAX

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stop Tariffs on Printers & Publishers (STOPP), a coalition of printers, publishers, retailers, paper suppliers and distributors, today welcomed the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) decision to terminate duties currently being applied to uncoated groundwood paper, or newsprint, imports from Canada and issued the following statements: “Today ...
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Don’t just reduce newsprint tariffs; eliminate them (Editorial)

Syracuse, California By Editorial Board (August 9, 2018) The Trump administration reduced tariffs on newsprint that are damaging our fragile industry, but it should have gone farther and eliminated them altogether. Now, our hopes for an end to the tariffs rest on the International Trade Commission, which will decide an ...
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EDITORIAL: Trump administration eases newsprint tariffs

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 4, 2018) The Trump administration eased back somewhat from its proposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint, which could further devastate newspapers, particularly smaller ones. But the U.S. International Trade Commission, which has the final say, should kill the taxes entirely when it hears the matter later this ...
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STATEMENT ON U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE’S FINAL NEWSPRINT COUNTERVAILING AND ANTIDUMPING DECISION

WASHINGTON–Stop Tariffs on Printers & Publishers (STOPP), a coalition of printers, publishers, retailers, paper suppliers and distributors today released the following statements regarding the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination on uncoated groundwood paper imports from Canada. “These import duties on newsprint have already caused job losses in the printing ...
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Impact of Newsprint Tariffs Felt Across the Country

There are numerous examples of how the tariffs are already harming newspapers across the country. If the tariffs continue, many local community newspapers will continue to cut back on the number of distribution days, reduce print pages or cease printing operations. The future of local newspapers, read by millions of ...
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CBS This Morning Newspaper Tariffs

(August 1st, 2018) View the full video here ...
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Newsprint Tariff May Be Costly To Everyone

Yankton, South Dakota (July 30, 2018) America’s newspapers are coping with the painful fallout of this chaotic age of tariffs and trade wars. As reported in Saturday’s Press & Dakotan, the United States has imposed tariffs of more than 30 percent on Canadian newsprint, which has resulted in a sharp ...
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Stopping The Presses?

Yankton, South Dakota By Randy Dockendorf (July 27, 2018) Dave Bordewyk grew up around weekly newspapers, including a stint as editor for his brother’s Douglas County publications. But because of newsprint tariffs, Bordewyk fears a number of weekly newspapers may not survive much longer. And many daily newspapers are also ...
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OUR OPINION: Newsprint tariff threat continues to loom in 11th hour

Tupelo, Mississippi (July 26, 2018) Our two greatest expenses at Journal Inc. are payroll and newsprint – the latter having come under great focus in the public eye since March of this year. Since that time, a tariff of up to 30 percent on Canadian uncoated paper has raised the ...
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