Publisher Robert Hall once told workers the current lawsuit represents the “Allies versus Axis powers,” and they “can’t be Switzerland and sit neutral in the middle,” according to recent testimony.
Lawyers and rival owner factions at the Philadelphia Inquirer return to a City Hall courtroom this morning for more arguments, as a Common Pleas Judge tries to decide who is in charge.
High-powered lawyers made their pitches on venue: Philadelphia, where the papers are based; or Delaware, where the company is incorporated.
In a two-week span, publisher Bob Hall fired editor Bill Marimow, two co-owners filed a lawsuit seeking to re-instate Marimow and fire Hall, and another owner filed a counter-suit.
Two of the Inquirer’s owners are suing its parent company and its publisher.
There’s been another shake-up at the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News say they expect further concessions from the unions to cut costs.
The owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News held an open house in their new headquarters, on the third floor of a former department store at 8th and Market Streets.