Chicago Public Media Will Buy the Chicago Sun-Times

From a story on by Dave McKinney headlined “Chicago Public Media will acquire the Chicago Sun-Times”:

Two of Chicago’s best-known media brands are tying the knot as WBEZ’s board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times….

The acquisition would create a new journalistic powerhouse, pairing the city’s award-winning, top-rated morning news station with the gritty tabloid made famous by its corruption-busting investigations, Roger Ebert’s movie reviews and Irv Kupcinet’s gossip column, and crisp sportswriting.

“This is an important step to grow and strengthen local journalism in Chicago,” said Matt Moog, CEO of Chicago Public Media….