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Philadelphia Newspapers Donated To Non-Profit Institute

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 01.12.2016 | Media

Jan 12 (Reuters) - The owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and the website Philly.com has donated the news organizations t...

Donald Trump's Morally Bankrupt Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Isn't Even Rooted in Reality

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.10.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from the United States is so reprehensible that it's hard to know where to begin. So I'll begin with this: Aside from being morally bankrupt and likely to provoke anti-Muslim violence, Trump's rhetoric is based on a profound misreading of reality.

Newspaper Scraps Ferguson Front Page

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.14.2014 | Media

Readers were dismayed by the front page that the Philadelphia Daily News had planned for Thursday's edition — so much so that the newspaper decided ...

Award-Winning Sportswriter Accused Of Child Molestation

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

According to a report by Deadspin, the sports world is about to be rocked by another child sex abuse scandal. Following quickly on the heels of the sc...

Calling Specter Out for Calling Sestak Out

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Specter, back in the day, if nothing else, was disciplined. This whole thing should backfire on Specter as a way to get sympathy. It just makes him look pathetic.

How Philadelphia Got Its Groove Back -- And Why N.Y. Is Jealous

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will Bunch

New York became a black-hole-like force, sucking the energy from Philadelphia, stealing everything from our college grads to tourists. New York got Broadway, the UN, the World's Fair -- and baseball.

The Real Reason They Want ACORN to Fail

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

The reality -- that ACORN is an established group with worthy goals and some success but also poor management -- is not what's driving the story. Conservatives want to destroy ACORN and the things it does. Period.

Giving Away Free Netbooks to Save America's Newsrooms

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

What if newsrooms put their remaining muscle behind a program to provide information to the public and close the digital divide at the same time? That's "social benefit" we can believe in.

What Battered Newsrooms Can Learn From Stewart's CNBC Takedown

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

Jon Stewart's epic, eight-minute takedown of CNBC's clueless, in-the-tank reporting of inflatable bubbles and blowhard CEOs shouldn't be viewed as a stick in the eye -- but a teachable moment.

Taking Papers Private No Easier Than Running Them Publicly

Fortune | Devin Leonard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Brian Tierney was pretty cocky when he and a group of investors bought the Philadelphia Inquirer and its sister, the tabloid Dai...