Philadelphia Daily News
The Philadelphia Daily News reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for a 2009 series on police corruption is in the uncomfortable position of challenging the credibility of one of their own sources.
Chris talks to Chaka Fattah Jr about his indictment on Fraud Charges at 7:00, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00, Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg at 8:20, and welcomes in the Piazza Pet of the Week at 8:35.
Chris discusses the aftermath of baseball’s trading deadline, which saw the Phillies make no moves, Senator Mark Udall of Colorado calling for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan and State Senator Daylin Leach’s trip to Colorado to assess their legalization of marijuana. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.
Reacting to the death of his partner and Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz, Gerry Lenfest says the world lost a special man.
A faction of co-owners led by Lewis Katz and Gerry Lenfest agreed to pay $88 million for control of the parent company that owns the Philadelphia “Inquirer” and “Daily News.”
A closed-door auction is scheduled Tuesday to determine the future of Philadelphia’s two largest newspapers.
The bidding will start at $77 million. That’s the minimum figure the three-person faction led by George Norcross and his rivals, Lewis Katz and Gerry Lenfest have pledged.
The bidding will start at $77-million dollars for ownership of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
KYW’s Steve Tawa reports the feuding owners now jousting in a Delaware courtroom pledge to buy the other guys out.
A Delaware judge heard the owners’ disagreement over how to dissolve and sell the parent company of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
Stone was the first black columnist at the Philadelphia Daily News and was founding president of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Officer Barrow previously operated a series of a phone sex lines and sex sites.
Chris discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s latest denial that he had knowledge of the lane closures to the George Washington Bridge, the revelation that software for healthcare.gov was developed in Belarus, and the resignation of New Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews.
Chris reviews New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s press conference and apology following revelations that his staff orchestrated traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge for a political payback. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and Ray Didinger to preview this week’s NFL playoff matchups.
Hall-of-Fame sports columnist Bill Conlin, who resigned from the Daily News two years ago amid allegations he sexually abused children, has died.