Newspaper Guild Offers To Buy Philadelphia Daily News To Avoid Layoffs

Lawyers representing the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia on Thursday expressed interest in buying the Philadelphia Daily News from its parent company in a gambit to forestall layoffs, a move that was quickly rejected by owner Gerry Lenfest.

The letter, which was hand-delivered this afternoon, urges representatives from Philadelphia Media Network to sell the Daily News to the newspaper guild in lieu of cutting staff:

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