Iverson certainly brought personality, and the local media bought into his "inner city", hip-hop celebrity act hook, line, and sinker.
Concern over new Philly newspaper owners
At an auction conducted on Wednesday, the struggling and increasingly irrelevant Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News as well as their Internet arm "Philly.com" were all purchased by a group of creditors.The new owners have quickly come under fire from the top politicians at both the Commonwealth and the City levels.Governor Ed Rendell, the former … Continue reading Concern over new Philly newspaper owners
Nearly everybody reads the Bulletin
In the city of Philadelphia, the Bulletin is back, and just in time to save local newspaper readers from the quagmire of liberal junk for which we had no alternative for years. Actually, the Bulletin has been back since 2004. I had heard something about it, but didn't know the story and didn't pay much … Continue reading Nearly everybody reads the Bulletin
Pigs can’t fly
Looking up at the spire of the big, white Philadelphia Inquirer building at 400 North Broad Street, one thing quickly becomes obvious. There are no flying pigs surrounding the place. Pigeons aplenty, but porcine purveyors of the airways? None to be found. The “flying pigs” campaign being put on by the local newspaper is … Continue reading Pigs can’t fly