In a bold and surprising move, the New York Post, the notoriously sensational tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., is entering the Chicago market beginning Monday.
Promotional copies of the paper were handed out to commuters at Union Station on Thursday morning with a cover announcing "The Post Is Coming To Chicago And It Will Blow Your Mind."
Executives confirmed that the newspaper is going to enter the market in a bid to export its distinctive if controversial brand of journalism to the Midwest.
"The rumors are indeed true," New York Post publisher Jesse Angelo said in a statement Thursday. "As of next week, The New York Post is coming...