In a June 2nd address to the World Newspaper Congress, MediaNews CEO Dean Singleton said that, in his estimation, 19 of the top 50 U.S. newspapers are losing money. And, he warned, “that number will continue to grow.” Speaking later to Businessweek‘s Jone Fine in a 6.12 article, Singleton said “it’s reality…you can’t get to the other side of the river unless you face reality.” (Thanks to MovingPictureBlog’s Joe Leydon for passing this along.)