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New Philadelphia Inquirer Owner Wants Newspapers To Be His Legacy

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.19.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest has given away most of his $1.2 billion fortune, but he believes his earlier gifts will "pal...

Philadelphia's Newspapers Now Have One Sole Owner

AP | Posted 08.18.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest is now the sole owner of Philadelphia's largest newspapers after his late partner's family s...

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...

Philadelphia Inquirer Deal Hits Another Bump

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.11.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A cable TV magnate completed an $88 million deal Wednesday to take over Philadelphia's largest newspapers after a bitter court f...

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-...

New Details Emerge On Newspaper Co-Owner's Jet Crash

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 08.03.2014 | Media

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- Data from the flight recorder on a jet that crashed over the weekend in Massachusetts, killing Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner L...

Victory In Philly Newspaper Case

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's two largest newspapers will be sold at an ascending-bid auction open only to insiders, a Delaware judge ruled Fri...

Philadelphia Newspaper Battle Heats Up

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.24.2014 | Media

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Workers at Philadelphia's two largest newspapers won't be able to mount a bid for their troubled company, after a wealthy po...

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...

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...


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 | 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.

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...