(Mediaweek.com)The New York Sun, scheduled to appear on newsstands April 16th, has secured distribution with two of its competitors, The New York Times Co. and Tribune-owned Newsday.
Single-copy delivery of the new broadsheet, to be handled by City & Suburban, a subsidiary of the Times Co., and Tribune Co.’s DSA Direct and Newsday, will reach more than 4,000 newsstands in New York City’s five boroughs. Newsday‘s distribution services and Mitchell’s Newspaper Delivery Service will share in the home and office delivery of the Sun.
The newspaper will publish five days a week with an initial print run of 60,000. The single-copy price is 50 cents while home delivery will be $2.50 per week.
The Sun is owned by One SL LLC, which was founded in September by Seth Lipsky, president and editor; Ira Stoll, vice president and managing editor; and a group of New York businessmen.