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Billy Penn Publisher Jim Brady Fires Writer for Calling Him Names

Who wants to work with someone who’s badmouthed you in the past? Apparently not Jim Brady, CEO of Spirited Media, the parent company of Philly blog […]


Billy Penn to Join Denver Media Company in Merger

Spirited Media – which operates Philadelphia’s Billy Penn and Pittsburgh’s The Incline – will soon merge with the company that runs Denver-based news source Denverite. 

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Film Office’s New “Billy Penn Music” Causes Confusion

On Wednesday morning, when I was Twitter-followed by an entity known as Billy Penn Music, I thought, Cool, Billy Penn has some new music site—– […]

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PECO: Most Power Outages to Be Restored by Friday Evening

After last night’s stormy weather, PECO is working hard to restore power to some 140,000 houses and businesses throughout the area. The biggest power losses […]

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WATCH: Lightning Strikes Billy Penn

This is making its way around the social media rounds today, and for good reason: Lightning appears to have struck Billy Penn during Tuesday’s storm. […]

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Media Startup Showdown: Ranking Philly’s Three New Online News Sites

Pay no attention to those gloomy statements coming out of the city’s long-established newspapers: Philadelphia’s media scene is growing by leaps and bounds! The launch […]