Time Out Chicago goes strictly digital. And the Reader…? Readership of the print Reader during the period September through November of 2012 was recently compared by the firm Media Audit to the same periods of 2010 and 2011. Though the press run remained 90,000 copies, the cumulative number of print readers rose from 526,168 in … Read more
Insert tab here: Sun-Times brings Reader into the fold Robert Feder: Joe Mansueto, owner of Time Out Chicago, also is an investor in Wrapports. At one point, sources said, Mansueto was preparing to make an independent bid for the Reader, but withdrew in order to clear the way for Wrapports. (One of the the suitors … Read more
Wrapports buys the Reader Wrapports LLC, the collection of high-flying investors who own the Sun-Times and Sun-Times Media, have added the Reader to their stable, buying this 41-year-old weekly – which the Wrapports news release chooses to call “iconic” — for slightly under $3 million. The deal was closed Tuesday and announced Wednesday morning.