Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Paul Gillin of Newspaper Death Watch has predicted a major U.S. newspaper would fold sometime this year, and his prediction may come true this Monday as rumors of the New York Sun publishing it's last edition this Sunday night.
Here's what Gawker had to say: We're told the New York Sun—the right-leaning pro-Israel daily newspaper that was more or less doomed by the final, complete death of East Coast intellectual conservatism (thanks, Bush administration!)—will cease publication after all, with a final issue running on Monday. Probably. Former and current Sun staffers are invited to confirm/deny.
The headline at The New York Observer reads: Will the Sun Close? 'No Comment,' Says Lipsky