(Adds reports that the newspaper is closing)
NEW YORK, Sept 29 The New York Sun, the daily
newspaper started six years ago as a conservative-leaning
alternative to The New York Times (NYT.N), will publish for one
more day before shutting down, according to media reports.
Sun spokesman Michael Moi told several media blogs,
including FishbowlNY and Portfolio.com's Mixed Media, that the
paper will close up shop after publishing on Tuesday, but did
not return telephone calls seeking comment on the paper's
Earlier on Monday, he told Reuters that the future of paper
beyond Tuesday was uncertain. "There will be a newspaper
tomorrow," he said.
He made the statement after media gossip blog Gawker.com
reported that Monday, Sept. 29, would be the last day that the
privately held newspaper publishes.
Sun editor Seth Lipsky earlier this month told readers that
the company was seeking more money from investors as costs
rise, advertising revenue falls and the paper continues to post
(Reporting by Robert MacMillan)