philadelphia inquirer

Philly's Papers Are Going Back on the Block

Philadelphia Media Network thought it had a deal after winning the papers in April, but the Teamsters have balked at the last minute. That means the Philly Inquirer and Daily News will be auctioned again, and PMN plans to try again.

Philly Scandal Puts Spotlight on Public Housing's Problems

Carl Greene ran the Philadelphia Housing Authority for years with little oversight, until recent revelations about a series of scandals from sexual harassment to financial mismanagement landed him in hot water. But Greene's misdeeds may be just a symptom of the problematic culture of U.S. housing authorities.

Billionaire Ron Perelman Eyes Philadelphia's Newspapers

Billionaire star investor Warren Buffet will invest in almost any industry -- except newspapers. As technology and the worst economic slowdown since the Great Depression created the biggest upheaval the industry has seen in decades, the parent company of Philadelphia's two leading papers is on the auction block today. Will billionaire Ron Perelman emerge as the hometown hero who saves the local papers?