The Post-War Newspaper Industry

  • Cyril Bainbridge


For some time after the end of the Second World War the number of pages continued to be limited because of continuing newsprint rationing due to import restrictions. In fact, the restrictions were not finally relaxed until 1956, eleven years after the ending of the war, when competition returned and the more successful papers were able to give better value to their readers than their weaker rivals.


Mercury Straw Dispatch Thalidomide Monopoly 


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© Institute of Journalists 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cyril Bainbridge
    • 1
  1. 1.The TimesUK

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