The April 6, 2007 front page of the
Las Vegas Sun
|Owner||Greenspun Media Group|
|Headquarters||2275 Corporate Circle Drive|
Henderson, Nevada 89074
The Las Vegas Sun is one of Las Vegas, Nevada's two daily newspapers. Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato in the Battle of Thapsus Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. Broadsheet is the largest of the various Newspaper formats and is characterized by long vertical pages (typically 22 inches or more Greenspun Media Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Greenspun Corporation. Year 1950 ( MCML) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Henderson is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States adjacent to the Las Vegas metropolitan area; it is located mainly to the southeast The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Las Vegas ( Spanish: "The Meadows" is the most populous City in the state of Nevada, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. It is owned by the Greenspun family and is affiliated with Greenspun Media Group. Greenspun Media Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Greenspun Corporation.
The paper was published in the afternoons on weekdays from 1990-2005. The paper is now included as a section of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and continues operating exclusively on its website. The Las Vegas Review-Journal is published in Las Vegas Nevada, United States
The Las Vegas Sun was first published on May 21, 1950, by Hank Greenspun, who served as its editor until his death. Events 878 - Syracuse Italy is captured by the Muslim sultan of Sicily. Year 1950 ( MCML) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Herman "Hank" Milton Greenspun ( August 27, 1909 - July 23, 1989) was the longtime and often controversial publisher of the From its founding the paper was published in the mornings. Starting in 1990 the paper switched to publishing in the afternoon. Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar)
The afternoon edition of the paper was published until September 30, 2005. Events 1399 - Henry IV is proclaimed King of England. 1744 - France and Spain defeat the Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. On October 2, 2005, the Las Vegas Sun began distribution with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a rival newspaper with which it has a joint operating agreement. Events 1187 - Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Newspaper Preservation Act of 1970 was an Act of the United States Congress, signed by President Richard Nixon, that authorized the formation
Editor and president Brian Greenspun, Hank's son, is a personal friend of former president Bill Clinton. William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States While in office, Greenspun welcomed Clinton as a houseguest while Clinton was fundraising in southern Nevada.
In 2005, the Sun entered an amended joint operating agreement with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, becoming a separate but still independent voice for the community by deigning itself to be delivered with the Review-Journal. This arrangement has also led to the Review-Journal as being referred to as the "Sun's wrapper. " This kept the Sun's content and staff independent of the Review-Journal The Sun's articles tend to be longer and more in-depth topical stories with a social liberal perspective, more similar to magazine articles than stories in a traditional daily newspaper. Social liberalism, also called new liberalism (as it was originally termed high liberalism radical liberalism, modern liberalism, or
The Sun is produced by its editors, reporters and photographers at The Greenspun Corporation's suburban Henderson offices, then printed by the Review-Journal and included inside the pages of the morning R-J. The section typically contains no advertisements. The two newspapers' editorial departments continue to have in-print disputes, sometimes degrading into personal attacks between Brian Greenspun and Review-Journal publisher Sherman Frederick.