Seth Lipsky (born in 1946) is the founder and editor of the New York Sun, an independent conservative daily in New York City that ceased its print edition on September 30, 2008. Lipsky counts Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Winston Churchill, Ariel Sharon, and Milton Friedman among his intellectual and ideological heroes. He has a long history of working in the newspaper business, including a stint for the Wall Street Journal in Asia and Belgium. He has also written several invited articles and guest opinions for the New York Times.
Lipsky served in the U.S. Armed Forces and wrote for Stars and Stripes while in Vietnam. He is married to Amity Shlaes, a columnist and author of three books, including The Forgotten Man, a New York Times bestseller.