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    Sun-Times theater critic provokes outrage for panning play

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    Race, violence and misunderstanding are part of Chicago's civic shame. The tragic spectacle now ensnares a theater critic while underscoring tricky issues of cultural and media diversity.

    To slightly mangle "Hamilton," the Chicago Sun-Times might shout out, "I'm not throwing away my critic."

  • Business

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    Two new bids for Chicago Sun-Times as latest deadline passes

    While President Trump feuds with his Attorney General over a travel ban and the Russia investigation, he's likely unaware of a less fractious Justice Department matter: approving a sale of the Chicago Sun-Times.

    The latest deadline for bids to buy the financially pressed tabloid passed Monday. There are at least two apparent new bids in addition to a previous one from its longtime rival Chicago Tribune, according to a source familiar with the process.

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    Justice Department extends bid period for Chicago Sun-Times

    The Justice Department has extended until Monday the period for possible bids for the Chicago Sun-Times amid what appears to be interest by one or more parties.

    In a note to staff early Wednesday, Publisher-Editor Jim Kirk updated his staff in a note that implied that there's been some interest displayed since the government essentially ordered the paper to run an ad soliciting bids.

  • Business

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    Sun-Times runs front-page ad announcing it's for sale

    The long-proud Chicago Sun-Times takes the newspaper industry's stunning decline to a frustrating low this morning: It runs an ad for its own sale.

    Wrapped around the front page is a letter to readers from publisher-editor Jim Kirk that it's looking for new ownership to keep "the Sun-Times publishing as an independent news source for Chicago."

  • Article

    Sun-Times CEO exits for Newhouse, Cleveland

    Cleveland.com

    Tim Knight, an attorney-turned-publishing executive, is exiting the Chicago Sun-Times to oversee the Newhouse-owned Northeast Ohio Media Group, which includes Cleveland.com and provides significant ad and marketing services to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

  • Article

    15 take buyout offer at Sun-Times

    The Sun-Times building. (AP)
    The Sun-Times building. (AP)

    Fifteen editorial staffers from The Chicago Sun-Times took buyouts Friday, Sun-Times Editor-in-Chief Jim Kirk has confirmed.

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