What happened to the Philadelphia Inquirer?

What happened to the Philadelphia Inquirer?

At the age of 192, The Inquirer is stopping its own presses for good — the April 1 issues marked the last official runs — and will be outsourcing its print operations in line with newspapers across the country that are cutting costs and fighting a media universe changing at the speed of breaking news.

Who owns the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper?

(Gerry) Lenfest
(Gerry) Lenfest, the sole owner and Chairman of Philadelphia Media Network, the holding company for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and, today announced that he has donated these news organizations to a newly created tax-exempt organization known as the Institute for Journalism in New Media (“the …

Where can I get the Philadelphia Inquirer online?

The Philadelphia Inquirer Digital Edition is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at the newsstand. Sections and supplements are laid out just as in the print edition, but complemented by a variety of digital tools which enhance the printed newspaper’s look and feel.

Who was the publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer?

Despite Philadelphia’s population growth, distribution fell from 70,000 during the Civil War to 5,000 in 1888. Beginning in 1889, the paper was sold to publisher James Elverson. To bring back the paper, Elverson moved The Inquirer to a new building with the latest printing technology and an increased staff.

When did the Philadelphia Inquirer file for bankruptcy?

Despite efforts to cut costs, Philadelphia Newspapers LLC, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on February 21, 2009. Philadelphia Media Holdings was about US$390 million in debt, due to money borrowed to buy The Inquirer and Daily News.

When did the Philadelphia Inquirer move to its own building?

When Harding bought and merged the Morning Journal in January 1830, the newspaper was moved to South Second Street. Ten years later The Inquirer again was moved, this time to its own building at the corner of Third Street and Carter’s Alley.