|Owner||Sun-Times Media Group|
|Publisher||Cyrus J. A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. A tabloid is a Newspaper industry term which refers to a smaller newspaper format per spread to a weekly or semi-weekly alternative newspaper that focuses on local-interest Sun-Times Media Group (until recently Hollinger International) is the Holding company of a Chicago based Newspaper group Freidheim Jr.|
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|Headquarters||350 N. Orleans|
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The Chicago Sun-Times is an American daily newspaper published in Chicago. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the This is a list of the daily Newspapers in the World by average circulation The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States.
The Chicago Sun-Times is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the city. It began in 1844 as the Chicago Evening Journal (which was the first newspaper to publish the rumor, now believed false, that a cow owned by Catherine O'Leary was responsible for the Chicago fire). Catherine O'Leary (also known as Cate O'Leary (ca 1827 - July 3, 1895) was an Irish immigrant living in Chicago Illinois in the The Great Chicago Fire was a Conflagration that burned from Sunday October 8 to early Tuesday October 10 1871 killing hundreds and destroying about four square miles in  The Evening Journal, whose West Side building at 17-19 S. Canal was undamaged, gave the Chicago Tribune a temporary home until it could rebuild. The Chicago Tribune is a major daily Newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, and owned by the Tribune Company  In 1929, the newspaper was relaunched as the Chicago Daily Illustrated Times. 
The modern paper grew out of the 1948 merger of the Chicago Sun, founded in 1941 by Marshall Field III, and the Chicago Daily Times. Year 1948 ( MCMXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Marshall Field III ( September 28, 1893 – November 8, 1956) was a grandson of Marshall Field. Before Rupert Murdoch, the newspaper was for a time owned by Field Enterprises, controlled by the Marshall Field family, who also owned WFLD channel 32 since its inception in 1966. is gay Bold text' Keith Rupert Murdoch', AC, KCSG (born Melbourne, March 11 1931 usually known as Rupert Murdoch, is an Australian-American Field Enterprises was a private Holding company founded on August 31, 1944 by Marshall Field III and others to establish the Chicago Sun Marshall Field ( August 18, 1834 - January 16, 1906) was founder of Marshall Field and Company, the Chicago -based Department WFLD, channel 32 is an owned-and-operated television station of the News Corporation -owned Fox Broadcasting Company, based in Chicago Illinois. During the Field period, the newspaper had a populist, progressive character that leaned Democratic but was independent of the city's Democratic establishment. The Democratic Party is one of two major Political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. Although the graphic style was urban tabloid, the paper was well-regarded for journalistic quality and did not rely on sensational front-page stories. It typically ran articles from the Washington Post/Los Angeles Times wire service.
In 1984, Field sold the paper to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, and the paper's style changed abruptly toward that of its suitemate New York Post. is gay Bold text' Keith Rupert Murdoch', AC, KCSG (born Melbourne, March 11 1931 usually known as Rupert Murdoch, is an Australian-American The New York Post is the 13th-oldest Newspaper published in the United States and generally acknowledged as the oldest to have been published continually Its front pages tended more to the sensational and its political stance shifted toward the conservative. This was in the era that the traditional Republican bulwark, the Chicago Tribune, was softening its positions, ending the city's clear division between the two newspapers' politics. The Chicago Tribune is a major daily Newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, and owned by the Tribune Company This shift was made all but official when the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mike Royko defected to the Tribune. Michael "Mike" Royko ( September 19, 1932 &ndash April 29, 1997) was a newspaper Columnist in Chicago, Illinois
However, on July 10, 2007 new editorial page editor Cheryl Reed announced: "We [the Chicago Sun-Times editorial page] are returning to our liberal, working-class roots, a position that pits us squarely opposite the Chicago Tribune —- that Republican, George Bush-touting paper over on moneyed Michigan Avenue. Events 48 BC - Battle of Dyrrhachium, Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. George Walker Bush ( born July 6 1946 is the forty-third and current President of the United States. "
After Murdoch sold the paper (to buy its former sister television station WFLD to launch the Fox network) the Sun-Times was acquired by Hollinger International, controlled, indirectly, by Canadian-born businessman Conrad Black. Sun-Times Media Group (until recently Hollinger International) is the Holding company of a Chicago based Newspaper group Conrad Moffat Black Baron Black of Crossharbour PC, KCSG, OC, (born 25 August 1944, in Montreal, Quebec) is After Black and his associate David Radler were indicted for skimming money from Hollinger International, through retaining noncompete payments from the sale of Hollinger newspapers, they were removed from the board, and Hollinger International was renamed the Sun-Times Media Group. F David Radler (born 1944 in Montreal Quebec) is a Canadian executive and close associate of Conrad Black for 36 years Sun-Times Media Group (until recently Hollinger International) is the Holding company of a Chicago based Newspaper group
In 2004, the Sun-Times was censured by the Audit Bureau of Circulations for misrepresenting its circulation figures. The Audit Bureau of Circulations ( ABC) of North America is a not-for-profit circulation-auditing organization  As of April 2007, it had not yet resumed reporting. 
In 1978, the newspaper conducted the controversial Mirage Tavern investigation, in which undercover reporters operated a bar and caught city officials taking bribes on camera. Year 1978 ( MCMLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar)
In January 2004, after a six-month investigation, the paper broke the story of the Hired Truck Program scandal, led by Tim Novak. The Hired Truck Program was a scandal-plagued program in the city of Chicago that involved hiring private trucks to do city work
After a Sun-Times article by Michael Sneed erroneously identified the perpetrator of the April 16, 2007 Virginia Tech massacre as an unnamed Chinese national, the People's Republic of China criticized the Chicago Sun-Times for publishing what it called "irresponsible reports". Events 1178 BC - A Solar eclipse may have marked the return of Odysseus, legendary King of Ithaca, to his kingdom Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Virginia Tech massacre was a School shooting consisting of two separate attacks approximately two hours apart on April 16 2007 that took place on the campus of Talk People's Republic of China) PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARTICLE GUIDELINES  The newspaper later silently withdrew the story without making any apologies or excuses.
The next day Senator Obama denied that the remark was about Clinton, saying: "The whole thing about Hillary has been completely fabricated. "
The Sun-Times' best-known writers at present are the Washington veteran Robert Novak and the film critic Roger Ebert. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D Robert David Sanders "Bob" Novak (born February 26, 1931) is a Conservative American political commentator syndicated columnist and journalist The word critic comes from the Greek el κριτικός ( el-Latn kritikós) "able to discern" which in turn derives from the word Roger Joseph Ebert (iːbɝt born June 18, 1942) is an American film critic and Screenwriter. Chicago columnist Mike Royko, previously of the defunct Chicago Daily News, came to the paper in 1978 but left for the Chicago Tribune in 1984 when the Sun-Times was purchased by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. A columnist is a Journalist who writes material on a regular basis for publication in a series Michael "Mike" Royko ( September 19, 1932 &ndash April 29, 1997) was a newspaper Columnist in Chicago, Illinois The Chicago Daily News was an afternoon daily Newspaper published between 1876 and 1978 in Chicago Illinois. The Chicago Tribune is a major daily Newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, and owned by the Tribune Company is gay Bold text' Keith Rupert Murdoch', AC, KCSG (born Melbourne, March 11 1931 usually known as Rupert Murdoch, is an Australian-American News Corporation (often abbreviated to News Corp) (,,) is one of the world's largest media conglomerate companies by Market capitalisation Irv Kupcinet's daily column was a fixture from 1943 until his death in 2003. Irv Kupcinet ( July 31, 1912 – November 10, 2003) was an American newspaper columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times It was also the home base of advice columnist Ann Landers for many years. Esther "Eppie" Pauline Friedman Lederer (July 4 1918 &ndash June 22 2002 and Ruth Crowley were the main writers behind the public image of advice columnist
The newspaper gave a start in journalism to columnist Bob Greene. Robert Bernard Greene Jr (born March 10, 1947) is an American Journalist, best known as an award-winning Columnist for the Current Sun-Times writers of note include Richard Roeper, Mary Mitchell, Michael Sneed, Mark Brown, Cathleen Falsani,Esther J. Cepeda, Zay N. Smith, Jay Mariotti, Neil Steinberg, Rick Telander, Hedy Weiss, Carol Marin and Jim DeRogatis. Richard Roeper (born October 17, 1959) is a Columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and from September 2000 through August 2008 Cathleen Falsani ( 25 September 1970 - is the popular religion columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. Esther J Cepeda was a columnist for the Chicago Sun Times She now publishes her column "600 words" on http//www Zay N Smith (born May 1, 1949) is a Columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. Jay Mariotti (born 1959 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania) is a sportswriter and a former columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times until he resigned on August Neil Steinberg is a news Columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. Rick Telander is the senior sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. James "Jim" DeRogatis (born 1964 in Jersey City New Jersey) is an American Music critic. Lynn Sweet is the Washington Bureau Chief. Lynn Sweet is the Washington DC bureau chief for the Chicago Sun-Times and a columnist for The Hill, a weekly Newspaper that covers
John Cruickshank became the publisher in 2003 after David Radler, and on September 19, 2007 announced he was resigning to head the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s news division. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. F David Radler (born 1944 in Montreal Quebec) is a Canadian executive and close associate of Conrad Black for 36 years  
In the movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, the newspaper that blows up against their house door showing that Harry and Marv escaped prison is a Chicago Sun-Times
Current Chicago Sun-Times headquarters, located in the Chicago Apparel Center, 350 N. Orleans St. , owned by the Merchandise Mart. When opened in 1930 the Merchandise Mart or the Mart, located in Chicago Illinois, was the largest building in the world with of floor space
Former Chicago Sun-Times headquarters, demolished in 2004 to make way for the Trump Tower
The Chicago Sun-Times before its most recent redesign. The Trump International Hotel and Tower, also known as Trump Tower Chicago and locally as the Trump Tower, is a Skyscraper Condo-hotel under The Wrigley Building (410 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois) is a Skyscraper located directly across Michigan Avenue from The Tribune Tower is a Gothic building located at 435 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois.