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(The former headquarters of the Inquirer and Daily News.  File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

2012 Year in Review: Philadelphia’s Daily Newspapers Sold — Again

This year saw Philadelphia’s two daily newspapers change hands for the fourth time in five years, in a secretive deal that involved hedge funds, local political bosses, and the censoring of reporters’ stories.

12/28/2012

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Publisher Of 2 Philadelphia Newspapers Steps Down

The publisher and CEO of Philadelphia’s two biggest newspapers is stepping down.

05/11/2012

(Artist's rendering of the planned marquee for the new Inquirer/Daily News headquarters, in the 800 block of Market Street.  Image provided by Phila. Historical Commission)

Inquirer’s New Headquarters Won’t Have ‘Daily News’ on the Marquee

The Philadelphia Historical Commission has approved the newspapers’ plans for a lighted marquee that will extend four feet over the sidewalk on the 800 block of Market Street.

04/13/2012

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Philadelphia Newspapers May Trade Hands Monday

Philadelphia’s two largest newspapers could trade hands Monday for the fifth time in six years.

03/30/2012

(The former headquarters of the Inquirer and Daily News.  File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Papers Moving Forward With Layoffs, 21 Take Buy-Out Offer

Philadelphia’s newspapers are going ahead with their plan to cut the staff by ten percent. The company told the newspaper guild that 21 people took the buy-out offer by yesterday’s deadline, but it still wants to lay off 19 staffers.

03/15/2012

(The former headquarters of the Inquirer and Daily News.  File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

21 Accept Buyouts at Inquirer and Daily News; 19 More Workers To Be Laid Off

Meanwhile, the union that represents workers at Philadelphia’s two major daily newspapers is challenging the layoffs.

03/15/2012

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Secret Bidding Under Way For Sale of Philadelphia’s Daily Newspapers

The sale is being conducted with the kind of secrecy normally reserved for a national security event.

03/06/2012

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Teamsters Protest ‘Journalistic Integrity’ At Philadelphia Papers

The Teamsters who work at Philadelphia’s two big newspapers claim management is unfairly meddling with their colleagues in the newsroom, and the potential sale of the company.

02/14/2012

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Possible 2nd Bidder For Philadelphia Newspapers, And Some Intrigue, Surfaces

A group of Philadelphia area businessman may become the second local bidder for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

02/07/2012

(The former headquarters of the Inquirer and Daily News.  File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Rendell Urging Local Investors To Bid For Company That Owns Inquirer And Daily News

Former Governor Rendell’s connections may bring in local investors to potentially bid for the company that owns the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

02/04/2012

(The current headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, on North Broad Street.  The newspaper operations are moving to 8th and Market Streets this coming June.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Sure It’s For Sale, Says Philadelphia Newspaper Company Owner — But…

“PMN is owned by a group of hedge funds and investment banks, and because of that ownership division, PMN is always up for sale,” a spokesman for Philadelphia Media Network tells KYW Newsradio.

01/30/2012

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‘Daily News’ Sportswriter Bill Conlin Retires Amid Child Molestation Allegations

Hall of Fame sports columnist Bill Conlin, of the Daily News, retired abruptly Tuesday, after learning that the Philadelphia Inquirer was publishing a story containing allegations that he abused four children, including his niece, in the 1970’s.

12/21/2011

(File photo of the Inquirer building. The future former home of The Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com.  Credit: William Thomas Cain / Getty Images)

Inquirer And Daily News To Move From Iconic Building To Another

Philadelphia Media Network is moving from 400 North Broad to the former Strawbridge’s building.

11/15/2011

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Philadelphia Media Network Shows Off Inquirer & Daily News Android Tablet

The publisher of the Inquirer and Daily News hope to attract new subscribers who aren’t used to having ink-stained fingers every morning.

09/12/2011

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Price Of Philly Papers Going Up

The newstand price of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will be going up at the end of the month.

01/05/2011

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