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Experts: McCaffery Clearance “Unusual”

We told you Tuesday night that Seamus McCaffery, the (suspended) Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice, had dropped his defamation suit against the Inky. That paper had […]

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McCaffery Drops Lawsuit Against Inky, Daily News

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery has dropped his defamation lawsuit against the Inquirer and Daily News, the Legal Intelligencer reported Tuesday night. 

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Inky, Daily News Websites Shutting Down

The websites for the Inquirer and Daily News will shut down in December, leaving Philly.com as the sole website distributing the journalism of the two […]

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Dead Man’s Daughter Explains His “Jewboy” Obituary

Last week, we told you that the Inquirer and Daily News apologized for the obituary that appeared in their pages for John “Jewboy” McGee. A […]

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“Jewboy” Shows Up in Obituary in Inquirer and Daily News

When Wildwood’s John McGee died on October 5th, his loved ones contacted the local papers to memorialize the father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Apparently, McGee went […]


The NYT’s Hugging Story Looks a Lot Like the Inky’s

The Inquirer seems to be ahead of the Times. Last Friday, The New York Times ran a column titled “The Bro Hug: Embracing a Change in […]

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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