A new business paper in Philadelphia?
One of the investors, Brian Tierney, who is purchasing the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News from McClatchy is raising the possibility of creating a weekly or monthly business newspaper.
In an interview with Cherry Hill Courier-Post reporter Eileen Smith, Tierney said, “With the Daily News, we could do a weekly sports paper, print and online. With the Inquirer business section, there could be an opportunity to spin off something weekly or monthly.”
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The idea of a second business weekly in Philadelphia is intriguing, and one that I’m sure the people at Charlotte-based American City Business Journals, who own and operate the Philadelphia Business Journal, will be watching closely.