Inky Mess

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Inky Wants to Dig into McCaffery’s Finances

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice suing the Inquirer may face renewed scrutiny of his own conduct, the Legal Intelligencer reports.

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The Long Fall of Philly Newspapers

Oh, what an ugly difference a dozen years can make. At the beginning of the 21st century, the newspaper business was a happy one, fed […]

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Gerry Lenfest Makes It Official: He’s the Publisher

Gerry Lenfest confirmed this morning that he will be the permanent publisher of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com — but added that he still […]

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Filing: Inky Publisher Was “Disappointed” in McCaffery Story

Will Inky publisher Bob Hall end up being the star witness in a Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice’s lawsuit against his paper? That appears to be […]

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Will the Media Be Shut Out of the Inky Auction?

Ralph Cipriano at BigTrial.Net brings us all the details of the auction that will determine the future of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com. It’s […]

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Katz Pledges $77 Million for Inquirer, Daily News

CBS Philly reports that minority owner Lewis Katz has pledged to pay at least $77 million to acquire the Inquirer and Daily News outright. The pledges […]

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Lawsuit: McCaffery Lawyer Decries “Smear Campaign” by Inky

Philadelphia Inquirer editor Bill Marimow used the paper to conduct a “smear campaign” against Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery and his wife, McCaffery’s lawyer […]

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The Inquirer’s Journalism Is in Real Trouble

A couple of weeks ago, I was interviewing an Inquirer journalist about some bit of newsroom dysfunction — there’s always some bit of newsroom dysfunction […]

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Inky Mess: Karen Heller Vs. George Norcross’s Spokesman

Another week, another rumpus in the Inquirer newsroom. This time, it involves longtime Inky columnist Karen Heller and Daniel Fee, whose strategic communications firm, The […]