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PlanPhilly’s Matt Golas Is Out at WHYY

Matt Golas, founding editor of WHYY’s website PlanPhilly, has resigned from the NPR affiliate. WHYY spokesman Art Ellis said “he did not offer a reason for leaving,” […]

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Don Bell Returns to CBS 3 as Sports Director

Don Bell has returned to Philadelphia as CBS 3’s new sports director. Bell previously worked for CBS 3 from 2005 to 2010, before departing for […]

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Chris Satullo Out at WHYY

Chris Satullo, WHYY’s vice president of news and civic dialogue since 2008, is leaving the station. His last day of employment will be September 11th, […]

Brian Tierney, May 23, 2006. AP Photo | Rusty Kennedy
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Why Is Brian Tierney Getting a Big Journalism Award?

So: Brian Tierney is getting a big journalism award. Really. The Poynter Institute announced Tuesday that Tierney — who was publisher of the Inquirer, Daily […]

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Merging Daily News, Inquirer Newsrooms Would Be Dumb

The first day I walked into the newsroom at the Daily News, one of the editors pulled me aside to share an insight on the […]

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New Publisher to Scrutinize Separate Newsrooms of Inquirer, Daily News, Philly.com

Big changes could be coming to the Philadelphia Media Network. The company runs the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com, and for now, runs them using three […]

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PhillyVoice Defends Use of Virginia TV Shooting Images

The PhillyVoice.com website came under criticism Wednesday after it posted images from the shooting of two Virginia journalists earlier in the day. The images included […]

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Terry Egger Named New Publisher of Philadelphia Newspapers

Terry Egger, former publisher of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, has been named the publisher at Philadelphia Media Network, overseeing the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com. […]

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Carol Erickson, Formerly of CBS 3, Joins Calkins Media

Meteorologist and TV personality Carol Erickson, who had been at CBS 3 since 1978 before leaving earlier this year, has been hired for a job […]


Comcast Invests $200M BuzzFeed, Olympics Partnership Likely

Comcast‘s quest for a younger online audience is coming to fruition. It’s NBCUniversal subsidiary just agreed to make a $200 million equity investment in BuzzFeed — the […]


How Kathleen Kane Fooled the Press

There are few stories I regret writing more in my 18-year career as a professional journalist than this sycophantic 2013 profile of Kathleen Kane. Take this tidbit: […]


Comcast Close to $250 Million BuzzFeed Deal, Report

For the past week, rumors have been circulating about Comcast subsidiary NBCUniversal attempting to bolster its online media business. Now, Recode is reporting that NBCUniversal has a “handshake deal” […]

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How Will NBC10 News Report on the Fattahs?

It was 12:49 p.m. and the big headline on CBS Philly’s website was “PA US Rep Chaka Fattah Indicted in Racketeering Case.” On the ABC […]


The Washington Post Sets Food Critic Tom Sietsema Loose In Philly And He Comes Back With Something Beautiful

Tom Sietsema came to Philly and he did it right. He got it–which is so rare these days–and put it all down on paper (and […]

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Newspapers Offer Buyout to Older Inquirer, Daily News Workers

Philadelphia Media Network is trying to shed some of its longest-tenured employees — Newspaper Guild members with 25 years or more working for the Inquirer, Daily […]