Philly Papers Say Creditors Overstepping Bounds

Law360, New York (September 9, 2009, 6:13 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt Philadelphia Newspapers LLC has issued a stinging rebuke of its creditors committee's motion to keep the publisher from advertising the sale of its assets to local owners, saying the bankruptcy court has no jurisdiction to grant such an order.

The publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and other local papers in the area responded to the committee's motion in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Tuesday.

The committee's motion for a protective order is “remarkably absent” of the...
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