Daily News columnist Dan Gross, president of the local newspaper guild, said he was happy to hear the new owners would be kicking in operational funds, and that there is no financing involved in the purchase.
Inquirer columnist Monica Yant Kinney, who said she's written about two dozen columns critical of Norcross over the years, noted the investors' vehement pledge not to interfere with journalists.
Still, she said, "I've never heard of an entrepreneur who would buy something to get beat up."
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