Sun To Set Tomorrow

We're told a New York Sun editor emailed freelancers to tell them tomorrow will, indeed, see publication of the neoconservative daily's last issue, as previously rumored. At the start of this month, the newspaper said it was desperately seeking cash. It supposedly raised "a lot" of money in the following two weeks, but then came a brutal Wall Street meltdown that appears to have ended any hope for new benefactors. The Sun editor's brief email, forwarded by a tipster, is after the jump.

Dear Writers,

In this economic climate, it seems the task of finding additional investors has proved too difficult. The New York Sun, which launched in 2002, will print its final edition on Monday, Sept. 29