(Buzz Machine) Fresh on the heels of selling off their community newspaper division (which included the Hendersonville Times News in NC), the New York Times raised its daily price to $2.50 today. I thought back to the penny press at the turn of the last century and wondered what such a paper would cost today, inflation adjusted. Answer: a quarter. So, in inflation-adjusted current pennies, The New York Times today costs 10 times more than a newspaper in 1890.
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