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Group Agrees to Buy Inquirer Parent Company for $55 Million

The parameters of the deal to shift ownership of Philadelphia Media Network to the group of investors led by George Norcross III, Lewis Katz and […]

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Still Waiting on Announcement of Inquirer, Daily News Sale

Still Waiting on Announcement of Inky Sale. The details of the sale of Philadelphia Media Network to a group of investors led by Gerry Lenfest […]

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Investors Offer $60M for Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com

Group Offers $60M for PMN. The group of investors headed up by Lewis Katz and George Norcross has offered to purchase the parent company of […]

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35 More Layoffs at Philadelphia Newspapers?

Less than two weeks ago, 19 employees of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com found out that they were on the layoff list, with […]

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Former Inky Columnist Thinks Philly.com Sucks

This morning Tom Ferrick—a former metro columnist for the Inquirer—published a piece on Metropolis detailing the shortcomings of Philly.com. Mainly, he points out that hits […]

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Former Inquirer Editor Talks Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

Nieman Journalism Lab recently asked a bunch of former editors to think about what they would do differently if they were still steering their old […]

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Inquirer Slips in “State of the Media” Report

For the ninth year, the Pew Research Center has released a report on the state of news media creatively titled, “The State of the News […]

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Is the Inquirer Ed Rendell’s Propaganda Machine?

Here are two facts about Ed Rendell: Until very recently, he was the front man for a group of investors that will probably soon own […]

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Inquirer and Daily News Layoffs Begin [UPDATED]

It was one month ago today that we broke the news of impending layoffs at the Inquirer, Daily News, and philly.com. The “voluntary separation” aka […]

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Greg Osberg: Maybe Not Such a Savior of the Inquirer?

Well, I must admit: I didn’t see all this coming. From the trainwreck Greg Osberg has made of his administration at Philadelphia Media Network to the […]

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Gerry Lenfest Replaces Ed Rendell as Chairman of Potential Inky, Daily News Investors

Lenfest Takes Over Investment Group from Rendell. Gerry Lenfest has replaced Ed Rendell as the chairman of the group of investors working on an exclusive […]

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Tony Auth, Pulitzer-Winning Cartoonist, Leaving the Inquirer for WHYY

In 1971, Tony Auth began his tenure as an editorial cartoonist for the Philadelphia Inquirer. In over 40 years at the Inky, Auth amassed many […]

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Buyout Period Extended at Inquirer and Daily News

Just over a week ago, we gave you details of the buyouts offered to Inquirer, Daily News, and philly.com staffers. That 14-day buyout period was […]

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Governor Tom Corbett Doesn’t Like the Idea of Ed Rendell Owning the Inquirer

Tom Corbett was on The Dom Giordano Show on 1210 AM today when he criticized Ed Rendell for attempting to buy the Philadelphia Media Network. […]

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10 Inquirer and Daily News Journalists Who Should Not Take the Buyout

Like news of a weekend murder in Southwest Philadelphia, the plundering of the newsrooms at 400 N. Broad has become de rigueur—sad to hear every […]