The Inquirer and Daily News will shrink by about four inches, from 48 inches wide (unfolded) to 44 inches, this fall.
Philadelphia is a little less funny these days. Print editions of the satirical newspaper “The Onion” are no longer available here.
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.
“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.
Chris reviews the media coverage of the strange ad released by the Herman Cain campaign. He talks to Comedian Tom Papa about his upcoming performances at Helium and to Upper Darby Police Superintendant Mike Chitwood about the bobcat that wasn’t roaming around Drexel Hill yesterday.
The parent company of Philadelphia’s two big newspapers is finalizing plans to sell deeply discounted Android tablet computers to customers who agree to buy a bundle of applications with it.