This Time for Real: Death of the Sun


The word was that today would be the day, but the New York Sun will in fact cease publication with tomorrow’s edition. AP reports that editor Seth Lipsky has informed his staff of the closing, and told reporters that despite increased ad revenues, its low circulation (14,000) had made the six-year project unsustainable. Mayor Bloomberg says, “The Sun shone brightly, though too briefly… What other paper in America urged Dick Cheney to run for President?” Goodnight, Sun, and see you on the other side.


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