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Former Sun-Times Publisher David Radler Released On Parole

The Globe And Mail | Paul Waldie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

David Radler, Conrad Black's right-hand man, has been released on parole after serving less than one year of his 29-month jail sentence for fraud. Mr...

Ailing Sun-Times Media Group Cutting Board Members

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Sun-Times Media Group has moved to lighten its load--in the board room and on its ledgers--in the face of pressure from top shareholders agitating...

Database Points Way to Cheapest Parking

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There's got to be cheaper parking around here, somewhere. Let the Sun-Times help you find it. This Sun-Times database lets you search for parking, map...

Why Didn't Obama's Run Help Chicago Newspapers?

Ad Age | Jeremy Mullman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barack Obama's resounding victory led to a run on newspapers around the country, but especially in Chicago, where giddy readers scrambled to grab keep...

Sun-Times Plans More Cuts After $168M Loss

Crain's Chicago Business | Ann Saphir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sun-Times Media Group Inc. said it lost $168.8 million in its third quarter as revenue sank amid a weak economy. Ad sales in Chicago dropped 19% in t...

Chicago Papers Increase Press Run To Meet Souvenir Demand

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's two major daily newspapers quickly sold out their larger-than-normal print runs of Wednesday editions, prompting each to churn out even more...

Robert Feder's Final Sun-Times Column

Chicago Sun-Times | Robert Feder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Yes, this is it. I'm stepping down today after 28 years of daily coverage of radio and television for the Sun-Times," Robert Feder writes in Friday's...

Chicago Sun-Times Endorses Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE The Sun-Times published its endorsement of Barack Obama on its Web site Friday night: Our endorsement for President of the United States goe...

Sun-Times Lays Off Editorial Board Members

Journal-Isms | Richard Prince | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The two journalists of color on the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board were laid off on Wednesday because of "the advertising collapse in newspapers," ...

Roger Ebert Rips "Rat" Jay Mariotti In Open Letter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In an open letter, Roger Ebert ripped former colleague Jay Mariotti for the "ugly way" he quit the Chicago Sun-Times this week. Dear Jay, What an ug...

Chicago Sun-Times Journalist Resigns, Says Newspapers Are "Dying"

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a bombshell announcement in the world of sports journalism, star columnist Jay Mariotti has abruptly resigned from the Chicago Sun-Times. Only aft...

Sun-Times' Gasping Leaves Us All Winded

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

The Sun-Times may not think Jay Mariotti's departure is a loss, but his spot-on call of the Chicago newspaper market is really a loss for us all.

Sun-Times Newsroom Facing More Cuts

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Sun-Times newsroom is bracing for another round of cuts, which may or may not be eased by Tuesday's resignation of sports columnist Jay Ma...

Obama vs McCain: Digging-In or "Standing Ready"

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

This weekend Barack Obama ditched his suit, picked up a shovel and started filling sandbags in the Midwest flood zone. John McCain sent a press release from a private fundraiser in Riverside, California.

Obama Versus R. Kelly: No Competition

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

In Obama's hometown the big news this week was not his historic delegate lead. It was the R. Kelly underage porn trial, which is no knock on Obama, for what can compete anymore with a celebrity underage porn trial?

The Tao Of Iowa Caucus Voters

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

DES MOINES -- Lynn Sweet, the big dog political columnist for the Chicago Sun Times - fond of wearing clogs on the campaign trial, snapping photograph...

Chicago Sun-Times Editor Resigns Over "Wholesale Rewrites" To Obama, McCain Endorsements

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Chicago Sun-Times today named Tom McNamee its editorial page editor after Cheryl L. Reed resigned, saying in a note to her staff she was "deeply t...

Pink Slip Alert: Have You Lost Your Job Today?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Th-th-th-that's All Folks: Warner Bros announced that because of the WGA Strike, up to 1,000 employees would be getting WARN mailings, which are essen...

Novak: Wilson Did Not Forcefully Object To Naming Wife In Column

The Hill | Mike Soraghan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Columnist Robert Novak said Saturday Ambassador Joe Wilson did not forcefully object to the naming of his CIA operative wife, Valerie Plame Wilson, wh...