Posts tagged "two-newspaper town"

Hallelujah! Chicagoans (not Brits) buy Chicago Sun-Times!

Chicago for decades had enjoyed the honorific of being America’s “best newspaper town.” That was until foreigners and out-of-towners gained control of the Chicago Sun-Times. Now, with the new ownership, not a Brit, Australian or Canadian is in sight, and glory be to God for that. A parade of foreign owners, publishers and editors has... Read more »

A big sigh of relief for the Sun-Times

From the Tribune’s media columnist, Phil Rosenthal, comes an update on the Chicago Sun-Times, the Tribune’s partner in bankruptcy, but whose closing seemed imminent not long ago.  Rosenthal describes a newspaper that is on a financially sounder basis, though at great sacrifice by the employees who gave up a bunch of benefits. (Would that the... Read more »
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