Dallas Morning News: With newsprint tariffs nixed, news media say it’s a ‘great day for American journalism’

Rachel Cohrs

WASHINGTON — The United States International Trade Commission voted Wednesday to remove tariffs on newsprint, finding that the pricing practices of Canadian companies did not materially harm the U.S. newsprint industry.

The decision follows a show of force by 19 lawmakers, including Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan, who testified at a July hearing of the commission against preliminary tariffs that increased costs for news organizations and forced some to cut staff.

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