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The Inquirer or the Philly Mob: Which Will Die First?

If you’ve been searching for Pulitzer-nominated mob reporter George Anastasia’s expert coverage of the Joseph Ligambi trial in the Philadelphia Inquirer, you’re looking in the […]

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Inky Owners Sue Bart Blatstein

Interstate General Media Sues Bart Blatstein. The owners of the Inquirer say they deserve their security deposit back from the time period when they rented […]

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Former Inquirer Editor the Most Clueless Man in America

Or so his wife says. Vernon Loeb, the former deputy managing editor at the Inky and current Washington Post metro editor who co-wrote the the […]

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Petraeus Lives in Philly???!!!

If this isn’t an endearingly Philly headline, I don’t know what is: “Petraeus email trail has Philly link.” No matter what the big national story […]

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Philly Newspapers Are Dying Faster Than Almost Every Other Major Newspaper in the Country

Now that Sandy has receded and the election is over, it’s time to turn our attention to another disaster: The incredible shrinking circulation of Philadelphia’s […]

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Inky Series Said to Cause Prison Overcrowding

Phawker writer Jeff Deeney reports on conditions at Philadelphia’s House of Corrections, a jail built to hold a maximum capacity of 1,200 prisoners. On a […]

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Philly Newspaper Guild Files Grievance Over Inquirer Reassignments

Interstate General Media, the company now running the Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com, recently reassigned a bunch of longtime Inky reporters, seemingly hoping that they’d […]

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Former Inky Paper Boy Reunited With Stolen Baseball Cards

More than six years ago, Pat McCrystal’s collection of baseball cards were stolen from his basement. He thought his three boxes of cards in binders […]

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Philadelphia Inquirer Theater Critic Howard Shapiro Takes Buyout

On October 2nd, we told you that the Inquirer was making some very odd reassignments, most notably taking its full-time arts writer and theater critic […]

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VIDEO: Watch a Pulitzer Winner Speed Read Green Eggs and Ham

If you’ve ever wanted to watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist speed-read a Dr. Seuss book, then you’re in look. Kristen Graham—who simply crushes it on […]

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Daily News and Inquirer Staffers Offered Buyouts

Less than a week after learning that several Inquirer reporters of a certain age had been reassigned to other geographic areas, with full-time theater critic […]

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Details of the Inquirer’s Newsroom Shake-up

The latest newsroom upheaval at the Inquirer has put most of the staff in a foul mood, but at least one of those affected appears […]

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Inky Forcing Out the Over-50 Crowd to Hire Younger, Cheaper Reporters?

Late yesterday, longtime Philadelphia Inquirer theater critic Howard Shapiro found out that he’s been reassigned … to South Jersey. The 64-year-old Wyncote resident isn’t the […]

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Stephen A. Smith Used to Wallpaper His Inquirer Cubicle With Racist Hate Mail

Stephen A. Smith Loves Hate Mail. ESPN talking head Stephen A. Smith rose to prominence in the mid ’90s while working as a sports columnist […]

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Craig LaBan Named Best Restaurant Critic by Association of Food Journalists

Today, the Association of Food Journalists named the Inquirer‘s Craig LaBan the Best Restaurant Critic in all the land. The prize? A cool $300 and […]