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City Life

Newspaper Guild Offers to Buy Philadelphia Daily News

The union that represents journalists at Philly’s biggest newspapers is — once again — offering to buy the Daily News, this time in the wake […]

City Life

The Daily News Isn’t Dead. Yet.

They’re writing the Daily News’ obituary. Again. Friday’s news that the newsrooms of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com are merging has prompted a new […]

City Life

Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News Newsrooms to Merge

Updated with comment from PMN. See below. The newsrooms of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com will merge, the publisher of the papers told reporters […]


Philly Citizen to Award $10,000 to Randomly Selected Philly Voter

So … it’s come to this. The newly re-launched Philadelphia Citizen will pay $10,000 to a randomly selected Philadelphian who makes the herculean effort of spending […]

Birds 24/7

Press Coverage, Ep. 5: Salvaging The Season

Ahead of a Week 5 showdown with Drew Brees and the Saints, Tim and Josh explore what it would take for the Eagles to successfully […]

City Life

A.D. Amorosi on City Paper: I Have a Slightly Different Take on Things

Philadelphia City Paper ends today, and with it, we lose a large part of what made alternative media great in the first place: the loosening […]

City Life

Farewell to City Paper, the Absolute Best Place to Work

I can’t remember what brought me to City Paper’s doorstep. I’d like to think that I was a fan of the publication and wanted to […]

City Life

The Newspaper Business Is Dead in Philly

The newspaper business — in Philadelphia, at least — is dead. Not newspapers, understand: They’ll linger on, in diminished and probably less-frequently printed form, for the […]

Birds 24/7

Press Coverage, Ep. 4: Who Owns the East?

In the fourth episode of Press Coverage, Tim and Josh pose the question: Who’s the top dog in the uneven NFC East? They also look […]


City Paper Shutting Down, Merging Operations with PW

The Philadelphia alt-weekly wars are over. Today Broad Street Media today announced it had acquired the rights to the City Paper intellectual property. As a […]

City Life

NBC10 Workers on Strike Ahead of Pope’s Arrival

Turns out this week’s optimism was misplaced: Photographers and technicians at NBC10 have walked off the job, just ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia. […]

Birds 24/7

Press Coverage, Ep. 3: Crunch Time Already?

In the third episode of Press Coverage, Tim and Josh examine what — or who — is to blame for the Eagles’ slow start, and […]

City Life

Strikes Averted at Philly CBS, NBC Stations?

It appears that two Philadelphia television stations dealing with potential labors stoppages might get through Pope Francis’ visit without strikes. Officials at CBS3 and NBC10 […]

City Life

Report: CBS3 Workers Authorize Strike

If the pope visits and there’s not a local TV crew there to record the event, does it really happen? We may find out. Philadelphia […]

Birds 24/7

Press Coverage, Episode 1: Season Predictions

Today, we’re happy to introduce “Press Coverage,” a new video segment featuring Birds 24/7 editors Tim McManus and Josh Paunil.