Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Updated: Company responds to Blatstein statement

A Philadelphia Media Network spokesman today confirmed that the company is not in discussions with Bart Blatstein or the group calling itself Philly Homegrown Media.

Updated: Company responds to Blatstein statement

WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Here is the story from the Inquirer on Bart Blatstein's interest in purchasing Philadelphia Media Network.

This blog post has been updated:

A Philadelphia Media Network spokesman today confirmed that the company is not in discussions with Bart Blatstein or the group calling itself Philly Homegrown Media to buy the company that publishes The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Daily News and philly.com.

A statement from Blatstein earlier Tuesday was posted on this blog in which he said his group would like to make a bid for the company.

The company issued no further comment.

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