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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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OPINION: That Time a Straight White Woman Wrote About Woody’s …

The Philadelphia Inquirer just played itself, and it has no one else to blame. On Wednesday, our “paper of record” published a piece headlined “Bar […]

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Philly.Com Has a New Mobile App, and It’s Not Bad

Philadelphia Media Network’s isn’t known for having the prettiest news website in the world. But it just soft-launched a brand-new 2.0 version of its iPhone mobile […]

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Inquirer Sparks Outrage With “Sexy” Melania Trump Article

On Sunday evening, as tens of thousands of Philadelphia women were just starting to recover from Saturday marches of solidarity against Donald Trump, the Inquirer […]


Inquirer, Daily News Hiking Newsstand Prices to $1.50

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


Former Inquirer Building To Be Rezoned

The City Planning Commission passed a vote on Tuesday to rezone three Center City properties. Bills to rezone the former Inquirer building at 400 N. Broad, […]

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What Acel Moore Meant to Journalism — in Philadelphia and Beyond

The Civil Rights Movement and the riots that swept through dozens of American cities in the 1960s also exposed a hole in mainstream newsrooms across […]

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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 — 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 — and […]

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New Editor Named at

Eric Ulken is the new editor of, the website’s parent company announced today. The announcement came one day after Mike Topel announced he is […]

City Life Editor Departs for NY Job

Mike Topel, the executive editor of, is departing that position for a job in New York. A spokesperson for Philadelphia Media Network confirmed today […]

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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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“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 […]

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WATCH: Mayor Nutter Joins Inky Staff for Air Guitar Video

Here’s the Inquirer staff — joined by an incredibly game Mayor Nutter — playing air guitar to a classic ZZ Top song. The video is […]