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Philly Investor Group Catches Flak for Plan to Drape Ads on Inquirer Building

What You Should Have Read, Sept. 12, 2007

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Plans to drape Inquirer building in ads draw criticism
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on its own plan to temporarily drape the Inquirer-Daily News Building with a massive advertisement for the Jerry Seinfeld-backed film "Bee Movie." Community groups have denounced the effort, calling it "garish" and "shocking." The advertising needs approval before it can go up, and representatives from Philadelphia Media Holdings, which publishes the Inquirer and the Daily News, have sought that permission. Philadelphia Media Holdings CEO Brian Tierney said that if there was serious opposition to the proposal, the investment group would revise or even scrap the campaign entirely.
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