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“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 […]

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Daily News Cover Compares Trump to Hitler

[Updated at noon with comment from editor] Nothing subtle about this: Wow. Check out the Philadelphia @PhillyDailyNews cover depicting the GOP front runner. — […]

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An Incomplete List of Things Deemed the “New Philadelphia Story”

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal wrote about Rooster Soup Company. Funded in part by a Kickstarter backing, Rooster Soup Co. is the brainchild […]

Birds 24/7

Press Coverage, Ep. 11: Where Does Chip Stand?

In the latest episode of Press Coverage, Tim and Josh hone in on Chip Kelly’s status after two and a half years, and, more recently, […]

City Life

Philly’s “Isis” Radio Station Considers Changing Its Name

iRadioPhilly is a group of Internet radio stations local to the city. The streaming radio site broadcast the pope’s visit and the World Meeting of […]

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Meet the Crazy Guys Who Are Starting a Newspaper In Philadelphia

Last year, a pair of 2013 Temple University journalism graduates took over Fishtown’s Spirit newspaper, transforming it from your average print-only community newspaper to a […]

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Can Laid-Off Philly Journos Build Their Own News Organization?

George Miller isn’t quite sure what a new local news organization would look like, nor how one would get funding for a startup — but […]


Pittsburgh Newspaper to Lay Off 153 Staffers

Less than a week after nearly 50 journalists were laid off at Philadelphia Media Network, a paper across the state is laying off even more […]

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Website Connects Laid-Off Journalists With New Jobs

The 46 journalists laid off last week at Philadelphia Media Network are getting an assist in finding their next job. Davis Shaver, the digital products […]

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Newspaper Guild Offers to Buy Philadelphia Daily News

The union that represents journalists at Philly’s biggest newspapers is — once again — offering to buy the Daily News, this time in the wake […]

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The Daily News Isn’t Dead. Yet.

They’re writing the Daily News’ obituary. Again. Friday’s news that the newsrooms of the Inquirer, Daily News, and are merging has prompted a new […]

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Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News Newsrooms to Merge

Updated with comment from PMN. See below. The newsrooms of the Inquirer, Daily News, and will merge, the publisher of the papers told reporters […]


Philly Citizen to Award $10,000 to Randomly Selected Philly Voter

So … it’s come to this. The newly re-launched Philadelphia Citizen will pay $10,000 to a randomly selected Philadelphian who makes the herculean effort of spending […]

Birds 24/7

Press Coverage, Ep. 5: Salvaging The Season

Ahead of a Week 5 showdown with Drew Brees and the Saints, Tim and Josh explore what it would take for the Eagles to successfully […]

City Life

A.D. Amorosi on City Paper: I Have a Slightly Different Take on Things

Philadelphia City Paper ends today, and with it, we lose a large part of what made alternative media great in the first place: the loosening […]