In short, Reader responsibilities that had been [Mary Jo] Madden’s alone would now be shared by four Sun-Times Media executives. Administratively, the paper was being broken up and parceled out. Hopes held by the Reader staff when they moved in with Sun-Times Media, that they’d be allowed to continue to operate as a discrete entity, now seemed more distant. Yet the Reader turns a small profit and it would be hard to name another Sun-Times Media property that can make the same claim.