Philadelphia Daily Newspapers Inch Closer to Possible StrikeMembers of the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia, representing about 445 workers, have authorized the union's executive board, by a vote of 263-15, to begin strike preparations.
Publisher Of 2 Philadelphia Newspapers Steps Down The publisher and CEO of Philadelphia’s two biggest newspapers is stepping down.
Papers’ New Owners Welcome Familiar Face Back To InquirerTwo-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Bill Marimow was unceremoniously yanked as executive editor when hedge funds took control of the papers a year and a half ago, but two days after local investors bought the paper, Marimow was rehired for his old job.
Philadelphia Newspapers May Trade Hands Monday Philadelphia’s two largest newspapers could trade hands Monday for the fifth time in six years.
More Layoffs Likely As Value Of Philadelphia's News Dailies PlummetsSenior managers who run the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News envision cutting even more jobs, to cut payroll and clear the deck for potential new owners.
Black Journalists Say Layoffs at Philadelphia Newspapers are Reducing DiversityChris Murray of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists says he understands that the union contract requires the last hired to be laid off first, but he thinks some adjustments are needed.
Philadelphia Newspaper Staffers Weigh Job Buyouts Ahead of LayoffsWednesday was the deadline for employees of Philadelphia's two major daily newspapers to decide whether to resign in exchange for a buyout payment.
Secret Bidding Under Way For Sale of Philadelphia's Daily NewspapersThe sale is being conducted with the kind of secrecy normally reserved for a national security event.
Former Pa. Governor Discusses Possible Involvement In Buying The Philadelphia Media NetworkFormer Governor Ed Rendell talked to WPHT-AM Monday about his possible involvement in buying the Philadelphia Media Network, which includes the Inquirer and the Daily News.
Rendell Urging Local Investors To Bid For Company That Owns Inquirer And Daily NewsFormer Governor Rendell's connections may bring in local investors to potentially bid for the company that owns the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
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.
Report: 'Inquirer', 'Daily News' Shopping For New OwnerThe 'New York Post' reported over the weekend that the owner, Philadelphia Media Network, is already meeting with potential buyers.