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Philadelphia Newspaper Websites All Merging Together

AP | Posted 10.17.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News will shutter their individual websites and refocus attention on their join...

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 ...

No Charges For Philly Cops Accused Of Gross Misconduct

AP | Posted 06.25.2014 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors and the Philadelphia district attorney have declined to file charges against four narcotics officers accused...

Newspaper Lawsuit Gets New Twist

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 06.09.2014 | Media

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge says the union representing hundreds of workers for Philadelphia's two largest newspapers can participate i...

Philadelphia Newspaper Owner's Big Request

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 04.22.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The top investor in Philadelphia's largest newspapers wants the company sold in a quick, closed auction among current partners w...

Staff Plans Bid For Philadelphia Newspapers

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 03.15.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After another tumultuous year on the job, frustrated workers at Philadelphia's two largest newspapers vowed Monday to bid agains...

Man Fatally Crushed At Newsprint Plant

AP | Posted 07.18.2012 | Crime

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — A railroad engineer near Philadelphia has been killed by a roll of newsprint that fell out of a boxcar and crushed him. ...

Philly Papers Sold

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 06.02.2012 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group of powerful local business leaders announced Monday that it had bought Philadelphia's two largest newspapers from hedge ...

Philadelphia Papers Nearing Sale

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.30.2012 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's two largest newspapers could trade hands Monday for the fifth time in six years. Several powerful ...

Philly Newspapers Cutting More Jobs, Drawing Protests Over Censorship Claims

AP | Posted 04.17.2012 | Media

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia's two largest newspapers are shedding another 37 newsroom jobs by next month. Philadelphia Media Network operates The Ph...

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...

Philadelphia Papers Moving To Old Department Store

AP | Posted 01.14.2012 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — The company that owns The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News is moving the newspapers to a former department store...

If You Can't Beat 'Em: Newspapers To Sell Android Tablets

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA — The city's two major newspapers said Monday that they will give heavily-discounted Android tablet computers to paid digital subsc...

New Era As Philly Newspaper Now Owned By Lenders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News are starting a new era under the control of their former creditors. The lenders include...

93-Year-Old Philanthropist Mounts Solo Bid For Philly Newspapers

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — Philanthropist Raymond Perelman has mounted a solo bid of at least $50 million as he fights creditors for control of Philadelphia...

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.

Philadelphia Newspapers Bankruptcy: Creditors Win Bid, Publisher Loses Papers

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Creditors won the frenzied bankruptcy auction for Philadelphia's two major newspapers with a $139 million bid on Wednesday, despite l...

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.

Philadelphia Newspapers' Creditors Get Higher Bid

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — A local group sweetened its bid for The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News on Wednesday, saying it would pay anoth...

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.

Philadelphia Newspapers Hope For Debt-Free Bankruptcy

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — Two large Philadelphia daily newspapers hope to emerge from bankruptcy debt-free by paying creditors $37 million in cash plus rea...

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.

Philadelphia Daily News To Be Edition Of Inquirer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — The company that owns both the Philadelphia Daily News and The Philadelphia Inquirer will start publishing the tabloid Daily News...

Philadelphia Newspapers Owner Files For Bankruptcy Protection

AP | BOB LENTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — The owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday in an effort...