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Tony Auth, Pulitzer-Winning Cartoonist, Has Died

Tony Auth, who for four decades satirized the city’s foibles as the editorial cartoonist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, has died of cancer at age 72.

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(UPDATE) Gerry Lenfest Is Tom Corbett’s Fifth-Biggest Donor

[Update 6 p.m.] Interstate General Media, the company that owns the papers and Philly.com, sends along a statement saying the donations are old news: In […]

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Ruderman Responds to Inquirer Takedown on Facebook

Wendy Ruderman, one-half of the Daily News‘ Pulitzer-winning duo whose work has come under scrutiny by the Philadelphia Inquirer, took to Facebook today to rebut […]

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Karen Heller Says Goodbye at Inky

Karen Heller, the longtime Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, is leaving that job to become a features writer at the Washington Post. Heller made the announcement Sunday […]

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3 Reasons the Case Against “Tainted Justice” Doesn’t Add Up

Something doesn’t add up. The Inquirer on Friday did something pretty unusual: It printed a takedown of the reporting behind the Daily News’ Pulitzer-winning “Tainted […]

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McCaffery Fighting Inky Inquiry Into Finances

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery is fighting an attempt by the Philadelphia Inquirer to get a closer look at his finances in his defamation […]

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Is “Tainted Justice” Now Tainted?

It would appear that an Inquirer story killed last month by publisher Gerry Lenfest is back from the dead. The Inquirer today has a lengthy […]

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Are Good Phillies Teams Good for Newspapers?

Our pal Randy LoBasso has an interesting cover story this week at Philadelphia Weekly, suggesting that when the Philadelphia Phillies play poorly — as they […]

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This Week’s Inquirer Cryptoclassic Wasn’t That Cryptic

Via Reddit, a look at Sunday’s Inquirer: This is what my nightmares look like. (h/t r/philadelphia) pic.twitter.com/VBYQGRiNz2 — Jon Loudon (@JonLoudon_) August 18, 2014

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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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Report: Inky Tried Charging $60,000 to Run Elie Wiesel Ad

The New York Observer reports that the Philadelphia Inquirer tried charging $60,000 to run an ad from the Jewish Values Network — the same money […]

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McCaffery Asks Judge to Restrain Inquirer

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery is asking a court to preemptively prohibit the Philadelphia Inquirer from publishing personal information about him and his wife, […]

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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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The Paywall Gets a Little Lower at the Inky Website

You no longer need an access code to read all http://t.co/zHDhRZebxG links shared on Twitter or Facebook. #newday — Philly Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) August 7, 2014 […]

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Interstate General Media Spokesman Mark Block Has Resigned

Mark Block, the spokesman for Interstate General Media, publishers of the Inquirer and Daily News, has resigned. He is being replaced by Jonathan Tevis. Block, […]