It's almost the end of September and the NY Sun's future is still questionable. The NY Times looks at the fate of the broadsheet and speaks with its editor Seth Lipsky, who says, "I haven’t raised all that I need, but I’ve raised a lot," but admitted the paper is in a "tight spot." Still some wonder if the paper can ever be profitable; currently, its paid circulation is 14,000 and "it gives away about 66,000 copies a day." The paper's revival and scrappiness are also examined: Former city editor David Lombino wistfully recalls, "We felt very much like we were in the Wild West of the industry, putting out a daily newspaper in the country’s biggest media market with relatively few resources and a startup climate. We were this ragtag, guerrilla-style troupe.”
Will the Sun Set on The Sun?
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