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Meet the Philly Student Magazine That Just Got Credentialed to Cover the DNC

If this freaky electoral season has given us anything to be certain about, it is that diversity and inclusion are still quite an issue in […]


Inquirer, Daily News Hiking Newsstand Prices to $1.50

Philadelphia Media Network — the parent company of the Inquirer, Daily News and — will be raising the price of weekday single issues of both papers from $1.00 […]


Executive Editor Sabrina Vourvoulias Leaves Al Día

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include comment from Al Día founder and CEO Hernán Guaracao. Al Día News‘ Executive Editor, Sabrina Vourvoulias, has left the […]

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Jim Gardner Barely Looks Any Different 31 Years Later

Jim Gardner is a Philadelphia treasure. And he’s been giving us the news on Channel 6 for a long time. Monday morning, @Smoltownphilly on Twitter […]


Stu Bykofsky Demands Daily News Remove His Byline from Article

If you happened to pick up a copy of the Daily News on Monday at your local newsstand, one thing you wouldn’t have seen in […]


What Acel Moore Meant to Journalism — in Philadelphia and Beyond

The Civil Rights Movement and the riots that swept through dozens of American cities in the 1960s also exposed a hole in mainstream newsrooms across […]


Billy Doe’s Lawyer Pushes Back on Newsweek Cover Story

Billy Doe’s lawyer is pushing back against a Newsweek cover story that questions his client’s veracity in several Philadelphia Catholic Church sex abuse cases. “I […]


Will Inky, WHYY Compete for Grant Money?

Is this town big enough for two large-scale, grant-funded reporting enterprises? We’re about to find out. Tuesday’s announcement that the Philadelphia Media Network — owner […]


Lenfest “Donates” Philly Newspapers to New Nonprofit Media Foundation

Gerry Lenfest has created a nonprofit foundation to own Philadelphia Media Network — the company that owns the Inquirer, the Daily News, and — and […]


New Editor Named at

Eric Ulken is the new editor of, the website’s parent company announced today. The announcement came one day after Mike Topel announced he is […]

News Editor Departs for NY Job

Mike Topel, the executive editor of, is departing that position for a job in New York. A spokesperson for Philadelphia Media Network confirmed today […]


2015: The Year in Philly Media

In a way, covering the big stories is easy. When there’s a big story to be covered, it’s easy to forget we’re in an era […]


Mythbuster: Suicide Is Not More Common During the Holidays

The Annenberg Public Policy Center at Penn has some good news for people who appreciate accuracy in media: Last year, for the first time in […]


Sam Katz to Produce Kathleen Kane Documentary

The producers of Law & Order couldn’t top this if they tried: a gripping drama about a rising star politician whose charges of racism and […]


“Gerry the Grinch” Website Receives Cease-and-Desist Letter

It would appear the fake Gerry Lenfest has the real Gerry Lenfest’s attention. In the aftermath of the layoffs at Philadelphia Media Network — which […]