Top 10 Newspapers in USA 2015

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5. Chicago Sun Times

Chicago Sun Times is the flagship newspaper of Sun-Times Media Group.


It is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Sun-Times has won eight Pulitzer Prizes and holds renowned journalists as political columnist Lynn Sweet, film critic Richard Roeper and sports writer Rick Telander. The newspaper is available throughout the city and suburbs. It began in 1844 as the Daily Journal of Chicago and is the oldest continuously running daily in the city. Jacob Burch was amongst the most prominent staff of the newspaper. He was hired in 1938 as cartoonist and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1941 and continued with over 10,000 cartoons and 44-year career in this daily. The paper was controlled by Field Enterprise after the merger of Chicago Sun in 1948. Another prominent member was Bill Mauldin the cartoonist who drew most renowned illustration of mourning statue of Abraham Lincoln after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 1963. Later Field sold the paper to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, which changed the paper style towards Rupert’s original daily New York post. Murdoch sold the paper in 1986 to an investor group led by the paper's publisher, Robert E. Page and New York investment firm Adler & Shaykin. The later in 1994, the Adler & Shaykin investor group sold the Sun-Times to Hollinger International and later Hollinger International was renamed the Sun-Times Media Group. The Sun-Times' best-known writer was film critic Roger Ebert and Chicago columnist Mike Royko Who later left for competitor Chicago Tribune. The media Group believes in delivering relevant content in innovative ways and working hard to gather the right information. They also believe in leveraging latest technologies to connect with diverse set of audience and future media generations.

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