Gerry Lenfest


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 […]

You’ll Soon Have to Pay to Read Stories

If you read a lot of stories, you’re going to have to start paying for them. Starting September 5th, the website of the Inquirer and the Daily […]

Museum of the American Revolution rendering at night

Opening Date for Museum of the American Revolution Set

The Museum of the American Revolution has an opening date. Yesterday the museum, located at 3rd and Chestnut streets, announced it will open on April […]


Venture Capitalist Josh Kopelman Replaces Gerry Lenfest as PMN Chairman

The Philadelphia Media Network announced Tuesday that Josh Kopelman, a venture capitalist, has been named chair of its board, which operates the Inquirer, Daily News […]


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 — is being placed […]


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 — and […]


“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 […]


“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. — Gerry The […]


Gerry Lenfest Awards $1,000 Bonuses to Philly Newspaper Workers*

Here’s the good news: If you work for the Inquirer, Daily News, or, Gerry Lenfest is going to give you $1,000. The not-so-thrilling news? […]


(Update) Lenfest Vows to Publish If Journos Strike

(Updated at 7:08 p.m. with Newspaper Guild response.) The man who owns the Inquirer, Daily News and vowed Thursday to keep publishing if journalists […]


Kopelman, Seven Others Named to Inky Parent Board

Gerry Lenfest just gave a big nod to the local startup community. Philadelphia Media Network, the parent company of the Inquirer, Daily News and, […]


Lenfest Announces Profit-Sharing for Inquirer, Daily News Workers

Full-time employees of the city’s two major daily newspapers will receive a $903 profit-sharing check, publisher Gerry Lenfest said in a memorandum today. But the […]

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Historic Philadelphia Honors Ed Rendell, Gerry Lenfest and Karen Butler

Last Wednesday, Historic Philadelphia Inc honored Governor Ed Rendell, Gerry Lenfest, Karen Butler, the William Penn Foundation and PECO. The evening convened at the Historic Philadelphia Center […]


Philadelphia Finally Gets a Veterans Parade

Believe it or not, Philadelphia did not have an official Veterans Parade until now. That’s right: The city where American democracy got its start did not have […]


Older Workers Targeted in IGM Buyout Offer

Interstate General Media — the parent company of, Inquirer, and Daily News — is seeking to cut costs by eliminating some of the company’s […]