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Chicago Sun-Times.com [Kindle Edition]

by Sun-Times Media
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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The Chicago Sun-Times is the #1-read newspaper in the city of Chicago, and is one of the 10 most-read daily newspapers in the United States. The award-winning Chicago Sun-Times has won seven Pulitzer Prizes and is home to nationally known and respected journalists including sports columnists Rick Telander and Rick Morrissey, political reporter Lynn Sweet, theater critic Hedy Weiss, and distinguished columnists Mark Brown, Carol Marin, Mary Mitchell, Richard Roeper, Michael Sneed and Bill Zwecker. Readers look to the Chicago Sun-Times for its candid and informed presentation of local Chicago news stories and its in-depth investigative reporting.

For your convenience, Chicago Sun-Times issues are automatically delivered wirelessly to your Kindle daily starting at 6:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. The Kindle Edition of the Chicago Sun-Times contains articles found in the print edition, but may not include some images and tables. A few features, such as the crossword puzzle, box scores and classified are not currently available in this format.


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  • Publisher: Sun-Times Media (March 18, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000NO388O
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,669 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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28 of 29 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top Notch April 17, 2010
By A Customer
Upon receiving my kindle, I immediately sought out this publication. I was disappointed when I couldn't find it, as I have been a loyal Sun-Times reader most of my adult life. I settled for the Tribune at first but started to notice the numerous formatting and grammatical errors. Titles were jumbled into by-lines and twice in the first week the 5AM delivery was delayed until past 10AM. Luckily since starting my subcription of the Sun-Times, I have had none of these problems. The 6AM delivery is later but has been consistent from the start. While a newspaper is mainly for reading, an occasional picture really helps drive a story home. Pictures are actually included with this publication and it looks like the professional, finished product that I originally expected.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Back issues never deleted August 21, 2010
By pb
I received the Sun-Times for three months and found it to be reasonably good and enjoyed reading it. The problem is that every single issue was sent to my Archived Items area, and not deleted after a week as they should be. As a result, my Archived Items folder has 109 items in it, 103 of which are old papers that I can't delete. It makes finding anything there very time-consuming. I have contacted Amazon 3 times about the problem, starting 3 weeks ago, and so far even their Tech department can't figure out how to get rid of them. At the suggestion of an Amazon rep I cancelled the subscription figuring that this would delete the old issues. They are still there 2 weeks after the cancellation.

The paper itself was okay, but if you don't want a clogged Archived Items folder, go with the Tribune. The formatting and pictures of the Sun-Times isn't that much better to warrant the hassle. Also, the Trib is a little better on national and world news.
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33 of 39 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars All sorrow, no joy June 26, 2010
I have been a Sun Times reader since I could read. I was excited to try out the Kindle version because my paper carrier doesn't understand how to double bag the paper in wet weather so that one end isn't exposed (really, how hard is it to bag each end of the paper?). I eagerly tried out the SunTimes on my Kindle. Alas, my 2 favorite sections of the paper, the comics and the horoscopes, are not on the Kindle version. After reading about all the murders, crime and political shenanigans (of which we Chicagoans seem to excel at) I need my comics for some levity and the horoscopes for some hope.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Misleading February 29, 2012
As a Sun Times daily subscriber for over 40 years I was eager to save money and the environment by switching to the Kindle version. After some adjustment and searching I found some of the sections I routinely read but failed to locate the comics section or the crossword puzzle. I called to inquiry and was told the Kindle editions do not carry some of the sections and images present in the print version. This was highly disappointing. I would certainly have thought harder before switching if I knew I would receive only an abridged version! Perhaps the best solution is to cancel the Kindle subscription as well. I didn't realize the newspaper business was so lucrative that they could afford to alienate their life time subscribers! I will be sure to pass this information on to friends and family who are considering changing!

Disappointed!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Truncated articles, missing sections February 10, 2011
By GkD
The digital delivery of the Sun-Times has consistently been late, contained bad formatting, and truncated articles. After having the "News" section omitted it lead me to cancel subscription out of disgust. For Chicago news, consider the Tribune instead.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars disappointed January 12, 2011
By BethR
I got a Kindle for Christmas and was excited to start getting the Sun-Times on it every morning. The only problem is that it doesn't get downloaded until 7:00am (confirmed this time with Amazon)! Which is when I arrive at work. So I get to see the paper sitting at the train station at 6:00am, but not on my Kindle. Very disappointed since getting the paper was the reason I got the 3G in the first place. Not sure if I want to wait until the ride home to read the paper.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Where are the Bears??? February 12, 2011
By A Customer
Tried it for a week but was disappointed with the lack of Sports supplements which would have provided complete coverage of the Bears. There were no articles period. What is a Bears fan supposed to do?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not alot of content February 22, 2013
By na
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It is very convenient to download the paper, but it does not have all of the content you would come to expect for the price. You are better off going and buying the actual paper.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Working Nan's paper
Great news coverage. Gives another slant on Chicago life than the Tribune does. Like the way they classify the articles in their own sections.
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it compact and easy to read
love the layout easy to read when you are on the go. Just enough news without too much editorializing. thanks
Published 1 month ago by alberto
3.0 out of 5 stars I expected more
I don't know if it's just a slow news week, because if I'm not mistaken, this is an award-winning periodical, but I'm underwhelmed. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Irenic
2.0 out of 5 stars Prefer the real newspaper
Limited news coverage and difficult to navigate. I'm trying to like it but still would much prefer the hard copy of the newspaper. Read more
Published 2 months ago by John Francis
5.0 out of 5 stars Chicago news
Great paper for Chicago news and national highlights. Easy layout to navigate too. The writers are factual and easy to read.
Published 4 months ago by Jackie Gallardo
3.0 out of 5 stars Format needs work
I'd never subscribes to a newspaper on the Kindle before. It's good as far as content goes... I just miss the newspaper layout.
Published 4 months ago by Edward J. Rodriguez
3.0 out of 5 stars Chicago Sun-Times Okay on Kindle but needs improvement
Chicago Sun TImes on the Kindle is just Okay. Not a whole lot of news, but lots of sports..... and unfortunately, no weather. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Jenny
3.0 out of 5 stars Sun Times
Good to get the news and features without all the excess advertising. Easy to read. Problems are you cannot do the crosswords or soduko.
Published 5 months ago by Mark
4.0 out of 5 stars Chicago's Best Newspaper!!
For years we have been Sun-Times readers. I would have given it five stars before they made their changes and cuts several years back, because it was the perfect little... Read more
Published 5 months ago by SPS
4.0 out of 5 stars Chicago Sun Times
Enjoy reading it. Would give it 5 stars if it had a comic section. I was once a daily reader when I lived in Chicago. I am happy to be able to read the paper again on my Kindle.
Published 6 months ago by Tharla
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Is there anyway to get the SunTimes to allow Kindle Fire?
Feb 16, 2012 by Nicholas Mugnaini |  See all 3 posts
how do i cancel my subscription?
go to your Amazon.com account ... click on Manage Your Kindle ... after that, find your way to subscriptions ... an option is "cancel" ...

Or if this isn't working for you, call Kindle Support at 866-321-8851. Have your subscription name(s) ready that you want canceled and they can... Read More
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