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'SF Examiner' Sues 'SF Chronicle' In Predatory Ad Pricing Suit

The San Francisco Newspaper Company, parent of the San Francisco Examiner, sued the Hearst Corporation, "accusing its San Francisco Chronicle of illegally targeting Examiner advertisers with secret, below-cost rates in an attempt to bleed the smaller paper," writes Joe Eskenazi. "Hearst has demanded and obtained agreements from key advertising customers, which preclude those customers from purchasing any advertising space from the Examiner for a period of a year or more," according to the suit.

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