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Philadelphia Newspaper Owner's Big Request

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 02.20.2014 | 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...

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...

Philadelphia Newspaper Owners' Feud Gets Worse

AP | Maryclaire Dale | Posted 11.20.2013 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The warring owners of Philadelphia's two major newspapers failed to negotiate Wednesday in their fight for control of the media ...

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...

Philadelphia Inquirer Case Heats Up

AP | Maryclaire Dale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Feuding owners fought over control of The Philadelphia Inquirer on Monday before a city judge who must decide if the dispute bel...

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...

SUED

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two owners of The Philadelphia Inquirer sued their company and publisher Thursday over this week's firing of Pulitzer Prize-winn...

Philadelphia Inquirer Editor FIRED

www.philly.com | 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.

MORE PAYWALLS COMING

Poynter. | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media

The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will split from Philly.com in early 2013, Meg Heckman reports. Philly.com 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.

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. ...

Top Editor Returns To Philly Inquirer

AP | Posted 06.04.2012 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Inquirer editor William Marimow is returning to run the newspaper again under new management a year and a ha...

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...

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.

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...

WATCH: 4 Disabled Adults Found Locked In Philly Basement (UPDATE)

AP | By RON TODT | Posted 12.16.2011 | Impact

UPDATED: Oct. 17, 2011 Philadelphia police have arrested three suspects who allegedly held four mentally challenged people captive in a 10-by-10 ...

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...

Student In Custody For Allegedly Helping This Woman With A Terrorist Plot

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 10.27.2011 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- A Maryland teenager from Pakistan is being held in U.S. custody on terrorism charges, accused of soliciting funds and recruits to help...