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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 […]

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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 […]

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Philly Transgender Sex Worker Jara Krys on Life, Fame, and Advocacy

Over the past week, Jara Krys, a Las Vegas native and transgender sex worker studying at Penn, made headlines across the country for her candid […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

City Life 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 […]

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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 […]

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Press Coverage, Ep. 15: Who Steps Up Saturday?

The Eagles face Washington in a do-or-die showdown on Saturday night. In the latest episode of Press Coverage, Tim and Josh each choose a player […]


Washington Post Ranks Philadelphia As 6th Best Food City

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema ranks America’s top-ten food cities and places Philadelphia at number six, ahead of the likes of New York, Chicago […]

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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 […]

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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 […]