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Ed Rendell: Our Very Own Rupert Murdoch!

Poor Ed Rendell. He feels like everyone is picking on him for trying to control, er, buy the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News. As Rendell […]

City Life

Inky and Daily News Owner Antics Are Pathetic

Why all the Sturm and Drang about potential new owners for the Inquirer? Judging by recent history, whoever closes that particular dealYo won’t stick around […]

City Life

Ed Rendell Didn’t Think He Was Talking to a Reporter

When I was managing editor of Philadelphia Weekly in the largely predigital 1990s, readers frequently came by the office to give us tips. Some panned […]

City Life

Someone Must Have Waterboarded Ed Rendell

Someone Must Have Waterboarded Ed Rendell. The former guv had announced that he was done speaking to the media about his potential deal to purchase […]

City Life

Should the New York Times Take Over for the Inquirer?

Has there been a more depressing week for Philadelphia media in recent memory? In the last few days, we’ve learned that A) the separate identities […]

City Life

Inky, Daily News and Philly.com Journalists Circulate Anti-Censorship Petition

A petition began circulating last night amongst journalists at the Philadelphia Media Network denouncing censorship. The move comes in the wake of management decisions that […]

City Life

Inquirer and Daily News Keep Investigative Reporters

This is How the Inky, Daily News and Philly.com Will Consolidate Coverage. This morning, an Inquirer piece explains how the editorial coverage of the Inquirer, […]

City Life

Inquirer Staffers Want Out, Buyout Details Emerge

Today is the first day of the 14-day buyout period for Daily News, Inquirer and philly.com personnel, and three Inquirer newsroom employees have volunteered to participate, […]

City Life

Buzz Bissinger Questions Ed Rendell’s Inquirer Motives

In an op-ed in the New York Times, Buzz Bissinger–as in the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, author of the Ed Rendell-centered Prayer for the City, […]

City Life

Inky and Daily News Cutting 37 Jobs

Inquirer and Daily News to Cut 37 Positions From Edit/Art Staffs. Yesterday afternoon, Victor Fiorillo learned that the Philadelphia Media Network, the papers’ parent company, […]

City Life

Mass Layoffs Imminent at Inquirer, Daily News? [UPDATE]

This afternoon at 4 p.m., members of the Newspaper Guild labor union will meet with Philadelphia Media Network, the company that owns the Inquirer, Daily […]

The Scene

HughE Dillon: Greg Osberg Crowned Mardi Gras King

For the fifth year, the Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania (EFEPA) hosted its Annual Mardi Gras Gala, complete with beads, masks and boas for guests. This […]

City Life

Bart Blatstein to Start New Paper in Philadelphia?

What do you do when the big boys won’t let you play in their games? You start your own. Bart Blatstein—upset that he and his […]

City Life

Lawyers Want Judge in Catholic Church Scandal Case to Recuse Herself Because of Comments on Philly.com

And here we were thinking that no one cared about the comments on Philly.com. Defense attorneys in the case against Monsignor William J. Lynn want […]

City Life

Rendell’s First Inquirer Bailout Didn’t Work

Famed political strategist James Carville once referred to Pennsylvania as two major cities with Alabama in between. What an insult to Alabama. From Ed Rendell […]