Mc Paper North?

A Canadian daily wants to be an upscale USA Today

Following an old journalistic maxim, press mogul Conrad M. Black likes to afflict the comfortable--at least when the comfortable run rival newspapers. His Chicago Sun-Times, Jerusalem Post, and London Telegraph group have made some inroads against more upscale or widely read competitors. Now, the Canadian is about to shake up the news business at home. In early April, he is expected to take a page from Gannett's 16-year-old USA Today and announce plans for a Canadian national daily.

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