The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday that it is purchasing the 37-year-old, alternative weekly City Paper.
Jennifer Marsh, a Baltimore Sun Media Group niche products director, was named City Paper's general manager. Previously, the City Paper noted, Marsh worked for more than 20 years at the alternative weekly, serving as publisher from 2011 to 2013 before leaving for the Baltimore Sun Media Group.
Distributed for free, the City Paper has a circulation of just over 50,000 a week, according to the Baltimore Sun, and receives about 200,000 monthly unique visitors via its Web and mobile apps.
The City Paper has often presented a differing editorial voice to...