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Cleveland Native Needed Just A Chance To Make An Impact

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.12.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

During a muggy and humid weekend in the City of Brotherly Love, Harold Rasul sought a chance for himself, his coaching staff and student-athletes from East Cleveland's Shaw High School.

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 has donated the news organizations t...

American Capitalism vs. American Business

Steven Conn | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Steven Conn

Perhaps it's time we acknowledge a fundamental contradiction of the American economy: American finance capitalism is bad for American business.

Somehow, They Knew Better

Catherine Nagle | Posted 01.05.2015 | Parents
Catherine Nagle

Most parents want their children's lives to be abundant and want to give them more than they had. But sometimes the only help they can give is by sharing what they've learned through their own life experience, telling their children the best of what they know. I

Corbett Friend Screwing with Newspaper Endorsements

Laura Goldman | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Laura Goldman

With Tom Wolf leading in the polls by double digits, the change in editorial policy probably will not affect this year's Pennsylvania's gubernatorial election. However, it does portend a disturbing trend of future meddling by the owner.

Pennsylvania Officials In Porn Email Scandal Named By Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's attorney general on Thursday identified top state officials who rece...

Philadelphia Inquirer Finally Sold

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2014 | Media

By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA, June 11 (Reuters) - Philadelphia's two biggest newspapers were formally sold on Wednesday to a former cab...

Lewis Katz Honored At Memorial

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2014 | Media

By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, June 4 (Reuters) - A celebrity-studded crowd turned out on Wednesday to mourn Philadelphia Inquirer co-...

2013's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In surveying the year in landscape architecture, "aptness," a word favored by the great Modernist landscape architect Dan Kiley seems, well, appropria...

War Over Philly Newspapers Heats Up

Philadelphia Magazine | Joel Mathis | Posted 11.07.2013 | Media

The war over the future of Philly’s two daily newspapers took another odd turn Wednesday: The director of the Newspaper Guild representing the paper...

Gerry Lenfest's Fight For Philadelphia Inquirer

The Washington Post | Erik Wemple | Posted 12.25.2013 | Media

H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest didn't look happy to be sitting in a Philadelphia courtroom on Tuesday morning. The 83-year-old Lenfest is something of a Philade...

Union Leaders Give Big Warning To Philadelphia Inquirer Employees

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.18.2013 | Media

Union leaders at the Philadelphia Inquirer have a big warning for its employees: watch what you say. In the wake of a lawsuit that has ensued at th...

Philadelphia Inquirer Editor FIRED | Posted 12.08.2013 | Media

William K. Marimow, editor of The Inquirer, was abruptly fired Monday morning by publisher Robert J. Hall because of what Hall said were...

A Lesson in Underreporting: The Media's Neglect of the Philly 4th of July Jam Stampede

Ben Lerner | Posted 09.08.2013 | College
Ben Lerner

It's the kind of thing I normally wouldn't notice: "Attendees at Philly 4th of July Jam Run For Safety During Fireworks, No Injuries Reported." But is lasting damage all that matters?

How's Gun Control Workin' Out for Ya?

Jim Sleeper | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

As Congress dithers and mayhem goads certain state legislatures into meaningful action, it has become quite clear that only a national reckoning as wrenching as the one that eventually ended legal segregation can drive reasonable and effective legal curbs on gun abuse.


Poynter. | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media

The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will split from in early 2013, Meg Heckman reports. general manager Steve Alessi tells ...

Newspaper Endorsements Should Stick to Local Races and Stop Endorsing Presidential Candidates

Larry Atkins | Posted 12.03.2012 | Media
Larry Atkins

In the next few weeks, newspapers around the country will continue their tradition of endorsing political candidates. But should newspapers continue to endorse presidential candidates? It's a longstanding tradition, but is it outdated?

Mirror Awards 2012

Alberto Ibargüen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Media
Alberto Ibargüen

This is not work for the faint of heart. We accept the challenge. And when we see others take it on, as Newhouse has with the digital Times-Picayune in New Orleans, we pay attention to their work with interest, optimism and high expectations.

No More New Year's Resolutions for Me

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 02.29.2012 | Women
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

This year I am not making any New Year's resolutions. Instead, I am going to focus on all the fabulous things I have done, want to keep doing, love to do and want to do more of in 2012.

Philly Papers Find New Way To Lure Subscribers

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.13.2011 | Media

Philadelphia newspapers are trying something new to lure subscribers to its online editions. The Philadelphia Media Network, which publishes the P...

Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan

John Thompson | Posted 08.24.2011 | Education
John Thompson

The first step in turning around our toughest neighborhood schools must be the recognition that we have a problem

The Faces of School Violence

John Thompson | Posted 08.15.2011 | Education
John Thompson

According to teachers, there is constant pressure from administrators to hold down disciplinary numbers.

In Defense of Napping Air Traffic Controllers

Danny Groner | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Danny Groner

The Department of Transportation, led by Ray LaHood, announced new rules this week that will force controllers to have more time off between shifts and to be accompanied by a partner.

Wild Card Losses: Four Cities' Newspapers React

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

The NFL playoffs kicked off this past weekend, and some perennial favorites have already headed home. Here's what they're saying in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Indianapolis, and Kansas City.

Philadelphia Inquirer Names New Editor | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Philadelphia Inquirer, under new management and fresh from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring, has a new editor. Stan Wischnowski, who overs...