Philadelphia newspaper saga is a cautionary tale around the U.S.

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Philadelphia’s major newspapers are back in their own headlines now that a judge has ruled that they be sold at a private auction within the next month.  Owners Louis Katz and George Norcross have been feuding over control of the papers since last year.

NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Ken Doctor, media analyst for Newsonomics, about how the rest of the country is viewing the soap opera playing out at the papers.

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