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The Inquirer’s Parent Company Gets $1M to Fund Investigative Journalism, Diversity Efforts

The recently established Lenfest Institute for Journalism has announced the recipients of its first set of grant awards. The nonprofit will distribute $2 million in funding […]

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The Inquirer and Daily News Don’t Know How to Talk About Racism

As a black man in Philadelphia, telling me that racists exist in the city is like reminding me that oxygen is in the atmosphere. I […]

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Former First Deputy AG: Kane’s Reaction to Grand Jury Leak ‘Very Troubling’

The third day of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s trial on perjury and conspiracy charges revealed discrepancies between Kane’s claims and those of Bruce Beemer, the first deputy […]

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Inquirer, Daily News Hiking Newsstand Prices to $1.50

Philadelphia Media Network — the parent company of the Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com — will be raising the price of weekday single issues of both papers from $1.00 […]

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Stu Bykofsky Demands Daily News Remove His Byline from Article

If you happened to pick up a copy of the Daily News on Monday at your local newsstand, one thing you wouldn’t have seen in […]

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You Need to Read the Daily News’ Clarification About Richard Sprague

There is one thing that makes every Philadelphia newspaper editor very nervous: a letter or other communiqué from the rightfully dreaded Center City attorney Richard Sprague, whom […]

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Seth Williams Reacts to Lawsuit Report

District Attorney Seth Williams today responded to a Daily News report that his office had settled a racial discrimination lawsuit with a former employee, taking […]

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Report: City Settled Race Discrimination Suit Against D.A.

City Hall in 2014 settled a racial discrimination lawsuit aimed at District Attorney Seth Williams, the Daily News reported today. The suit was brought by […]

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What They’re Saying About the Inky’s New Non-Profit Ownership

As expected, the news industry is taking notice of Gerry Lenfest’s decision to transfer ownership of Philly’s major newspapers — the Inquirer and Daily News, […]

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10 Burning Questions About the Inquirer‘s New Nonprofit Ownership

Three themes emerged from Tuesday morning’s formal announcement that Philadelphia Media Network — owner of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com — is being placed […]

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Lenfest “Donates” Philly Newspapers to New Nonprofit Media Foundation

Gerry Lenfest has created a nonprofit foundation to own Philadelphia Media Network — the company that owns the Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com — and […]

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“Gerry the Grinch” Website Receives Cease-and-Desist Letter

It would appear the fake Gerry Lenfest has the real Gerry Lenfest’s attention. In the aftermath of the layoffs at Philadelphia Media Network — which […]

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Daily News Cover Compares Trump to Hitler

[Updated at noon with comment from editor] Nothing subtle about this: Wow. Check out the Philadelphia @PhillyDailyNews cover depicting the GOP front runner. pic.twitter.com/4V05L47wzO — […]

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“Gerry the Grinch” Parody Takes Aim at Newspaper Layoffs

Doesn't anybody get it? I need to axe staff so I can sink more money into saving this musty old claptrap. pic.twitter.com/zOyvAyHhyM — Gerry The […]

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Mike Dunn on the Empty Desks in City Hall’s Pressroom

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from former KYW City Hall reporter Mike Dunn.) Decades of history can be found in the press room […]