The Sun Sets

The slow death of print continues…

The New York Sun, which began publication seven years ago as a more conservative alternative to the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, printed its last newspaper this morning.

Too bad, but inevitable. Many, many others will follow. The Sun’s problem was that they began publication right around the time print started its decline, so they were doomed from the start.

The Sun would have needed tens of millions of dollars to cover losses, and I noticed that the Democrats didn’t include them in their failed bailout plan.

Had this been The New York Times, I’ll bet the federal cavalry would have at least tried to ride to the rescue. Hell, I bet Al Qaeda and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad would have ridden to the rescue. Oh, I’m just kidding, NYT! Nudge nudge.

Author: Doug Powers

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