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Drew Katz Finalizes IGM Shares Sale to Gerry Lenfest

It’s final. Drew Katz has sold his shares in Interstate General Media to Gerry Lenfest. And he affirmed Lenfest’s leadership of the company that owns the […]

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Drew Katz Still Plans to Sell IGM Shares

This just in: Drew Katz still plans to sell his shares of the Inquirer and its sister news organizations to Gerry Lenfest. If the news has […]

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Ownership Situation at Inquirer Still Plenty Dramatic

Well, the sale of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com to Gerry Lenfest — completed about a week ago now — hasn’t ended the drama […]

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Plagiarized from Philadelphia Inquirer

A report in The New Republic today reveals that, in 2010, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges had plagiarized in a story about Camden he submitted […]

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The Last Days of the Philadelphia Inquirer?

Let’s stipulate many things about Gerry Lenfest. That he’s a good man. A boon to the community. Somebody whose philanthropy has enriched this city beyond […]

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Drew Katz to Sell Interest in Inquirer, Daily News

Drew Katz is selling his interest in Interstate General Media, the company that his late father Lewis Katz won at auction just two weeks ago […]

Drew Katz (left) and his father, Lewis Katz, walk to Judge Patricia McInerney's courtroom, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at City Hall in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Four Things We Know About Drew Katz

Anyone who’s shared a conference table with Lewis Katz knows the imposing shadow the man could cast over a boardroom. Topping out at a lanky […]

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UPDATE: The Inquirer Apologizes for Sex Crime Tweet

[Update 10:20 am] The Inky has apologized: …much to the relief of its readers: [Original] Hey, we all know the social media sphere is supposed […]

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(UPDATE) Brian Tierney Returns to the Inquirer; Lexie Norcross Out at Philly.com

[UPDATE 3:23 pm] Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Lexie Norcross, daughter of departing owner George Norcross, is out at Philly.com: An IGM spokesman confirmed that […]

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What They’re Saying About Lewis Katz

What they’re saying about Lewis Katz, the Inquirer co-owner who died Saturday night in a plane crash in Massachusetts:

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Inquirer, Daily News Co-Owner Lewis Katz Dies in Massachusetts Plane Crash

The Inquirer reports that one of its owners died in a plane crash last night: Lewis Katz, 72, co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Daily […]

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Lewis Katz: I Really Thought Norcross Wanted to Own It, Didn’t You?

There were a lot of people shocked Tuesday when Lewis Katz and Gerry Lenfest emerged the winners over George Norcross in the bidding for Philadelphia’s […]

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Marimow, Inquirer Fight Back Against McCaffery Lawsuit

The Inquirer has struck back against a lawsuit from Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery, defending the accuracy of its reporting — and its right […]

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3 Ideas to Jump-Start Innovation at the Inquirer and Daily News

Well, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News are under new ownership, which looks a lot like the old ownership. Somewhat distressingly, Lewis Katz and Gerry […]

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6 Burning Questions About the New Owners of the Inquirer and Daily News

Now that the Inky ownership battle has been resolved in favor of Lewis Katz and H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, the guys we used to refer to […]