Philly Papers Want Ex-Housing Director's Libel Suit Axed

Law360, Philadelphia (December 5, 2013, 4:02 PM EST) -- The parent company of Philadelphia's two major daily newspapers told a state judge Monday that the city's former housing director could not prove he'd been libeled by a series of articles revealing allegations that he'd used public funds to settle sexual harassment suits brought by his subordinates.

Philadelphia Media Network Inc., the corporate owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, argued in a motion for summary judgment that Carl Greene, the ousted executive director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, could not show that there...
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