Monday, July 10, 2006

Getting Stingy on 43rd Street

Some eyebrows in the publishing world are raised on word in Editor and Publisher that almost none of the contributors whose work will be reprinted an upcoming NYT reference book will be paid or even notified of their inclusion in the cinder-block tome. Could the Sulzberger family firm be feeling the “pinch” of cancelled subscriptions? Is it belt-tightening or just plain tackiness?