The Inquirer’s Parent Company Gets $1M to Fund Investigative Journalism, Diversity Efforts

The recently established Lenfest Institute for Journalism has announced the recipients of its first set of grant awards. The nonprofit will distribute $2 million in funding […]

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 […]


Philly.Com Has a New Mobile App, and It’s Not Bad

Philadelphia Media Network’s isn’t known for having the prettiest news website in the world. But it just soft-launched a brand-new 2.0 version of its iPhone mobile […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


“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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


New Publisher to Scrutinize Separate Newsrooms of Inquirer, Daily News,

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