Philadelphia Media Network

You’ll Soon Have to Pay to Read Stories

If you read a lot of stories, you’re going to have to start paying for them. Starting September 5th, the website of the Inquirer and the Daily […]


We Want Answers: Josh Kopelman on Technology’s Next Wave of Disruption

For much of the past 15 years, venture capitalist Josh Kopelman has lived his life in 15-minute increments, dashing from one phone call or meeting […]


Venture Capitalist Josh Kopelman Replaces Gerry Lenfest as PMN Chairman

The Philadelphia Media Network announced Tuesday that Josh Kopelman, a venture capitalist, has been named chair of its board, which operates the Inquirer, Daily News […]


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 […]


What They’re Saying About the Inky’s New Non-Profit Ownership

As expected, the news industry is taking notice of Gerry Lenfest’s decision to transfer ownership of Philly’s major newspapers — the Inquirer and Daily News, […]


10 Burning Questions About the Inquirer‘s New Nonprofit Ownership

Three themes emerged from Tuesday morning’s formal announcement that Philadelphia Media Network — owner of the Inquirer, Daily News, and — is being placed […]

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 […]


“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 […]


“Gerry the Grinch” Parody Takes Aim at Newspaper Layoffs

Doesn't anybody get it? I need to axe staff so I can sink more money into saving this musty old claptrap. — Gerry The […]

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Philly Newspapers Sue Landlord Over Lack of Signage at Headquarters

The Inquirer and Daily News once occupied one of the most easily recognized buildings in Philadelphia — the 18-floor tower on North Broad Street that suggested […]


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 […]


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 […]


Layoffs Slam, Daily News Hardest

As expected, layoffs were announced at Philadelphia Media Network on Wednesday afternoon — nearly 50 journalists and other workers at the Inquirer, Daily News, and […]


Big Layoffs to Hit Inquirer, Daily News,

Philadelphia Media Network will lay off 46 members of the Newspaper Guild, the guild notified members Monday afternoon. Journalists at the company — which owns […]


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 […]