Philadelphia Newspapers' Owner Threatens Shutdown If Unions Don't Give CutbacksThe owner of the Inquirer, Daily News, and philly.com says it may liquidate operations if it doesn't reach new contracts with its labor unions by next Friday.
Stigall Show Log 4.3.12Chris discusses the President's comments directed at the Supreme Court about judicial activism, a joy ride down the Atlantic City Boardwalk, and businesses pulling gift cards from New Jersey. He also talks to Dan Gross and Larry Platt about the sale of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
21 Accept Buyouts at Inquirer and Daily News; 19 More Workers To Be Laid OffMeanwhile, the union that represents workers at Philadelphia's two major daily newspapers is challenging the layoffs.
Stigall Show Log 2.28.12Chris covers the story of FOX 29 not airing video on Mayor Nutter patting a woman's buttocks while bowling and discusses the issue with Dan Gross of the Daily News. He talks to Marcus Hook Mayor James Schiliro about the status of the Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook and to Chuck Darrow of the Daily News about the death of a casino executive in Atlantic City.
Layoffs Enter The Picture Amidst Turmoil At Philadelphia PapersAmid the reports the papers are for sale again, comes word of more turmoil at the company that operates the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News. Layoffs have entered the picture.