Chicago Sun-Times

The Chicago Sun-Times is an American daily newspaper from Chicago, Illinois. Compared to its main competitor, the Chicago Tribune, it focuses more on the urban scene. She is politically left of the Chicago Tribune. She is best known for its investigative journalism, as she revealed many scandals in Chicago. She has, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations a weekday circulation of 389 353, 239 368 and one of Saturday's a Sunday of 400 506 copies.

The Chicago Sun-Times is held by its striking headlines in the style of a tabloid and has a tabloid format that is easy to read even in public transport. The columnist Roger Ebert worked for the Chicago Sun-Times as a film reviewer, and Mike Royko worked as a political columnist.


The Chicago Sun-Times went in 1948 from a merger of Chicago forth with the Chicago Sun Times. Until 1984 it was owned by Field Enterprises, from 1984 to 1986, News Corporation, from 1984 to 1994 by The Sun-Times Company, Inc. ( an investment group of Adler & Shaykin, Equitable Capital Management Corp.. , Robert Page ( editor of the newspaper 1984-1988 ), Donald Piazza ) and from 1994 to 2009 Hollinger International. Under Hollinger International, the newspaper companies in Sun-Times Media Group changed its name to.

On 31 March 2009, the publisher filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 Subsequently acquired an investor group led by Chicago businessman James C. Tyree, the group of companies.

End of May 2013 were released all salaried photographers. The dismissals were justified by the fact that the readership online increasingly demanded video content, resulting in a restructuring made ​​necessary. The Sun-Times announced that would provide the photo and video site in the future in addition to writing freelance reporters.

In the media

The Chicago Sun-Times has been processed several times on television, including in the American television series The Big Story (1949-1958) and Early Edition (1996 - 2000), in which the protagonist daily the Chicago Sun-Times the next day receives and then to prevent accidents and tragedies described therein investigated.