Tony Auth — A Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist who worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years — has died.
The Philadelphia Daily News reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for a 2009 series on police corruption is in the uncomfortable position of challenging the credibility of one of their own sources.
Chris reviews the news media coverage of the upheaval in Ferguson, Missouri, the beheading of an American journalist by ISIS in Iraq, and the latest edition of Drunk History. He talks to Photographer WIll Steacy at 7:20 and Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg at 8:20.
Chris discussed Actor Jason Biggs apology on the View for comments he made on Twitter after the Malaysian Airlines tragedy last week, Former NFL Coach Tony Dungy saying he would not have drafted Michael Sam and the future of Philadelphia’s beer gardens. He took calls on whether President Obama should’ve changed his schedule after the plane crash and Israel’s invasion into Gaza.
Lenfest says he respects Drew Katz’s decision to sell the Katz family interest in the company just 18 days after the sudden loss of his father, Lewis.
The newsrooms inside the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News continue to reverberate with yet new revelations about upheaval in the ownership of the media company.
Chris covers the latest in the case of Bowe Bergdahl, Governor Tom Corbett’s opposition to new EPA regulations, and Actor Jonah Hill’s apology for slurring a photographer. He talks to Columnist Michelle Malkin, Stephen Moore from the Wall Street Journal, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
The appointment — among a few others — is an indication that they’re trying to ‘carry on,’ despite the sudden loss of co-owner Lewis Katz in that weekend private jet crash.
The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday evening it had recovered the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder. NTSB investigator Luke Schiada had said Monday afternoon a crane was being used to lower somebody into the wreckage to search for the black boxes, which were located in an area heavily damaged by fire.
Camden’s Charter School Network joins family and friends in mourning the loss of media mogul Lewis Katz and KATZ Academy Board of Trustees president Marcy Dalsey.
Chris reviews the resignations of General Eric Shinseki and Jay Carney from the Obama Administration, the death of Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz in a plane crash, and the exchange of an American prisoner-of-war for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay. He talks to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg, Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz, Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath, John Hayward from Human Events, and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.
“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you,” Katz said in his commencement address.
The last communication Longport, New Jersey Town Commissioner James Leeds heard from his wife was a text message sent just minutes before she was killed. The text read, “We’re at the airport, getting ready to go.”
Statement From Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli And Freeholder Jeffrey Nash On Passing Of Louis Katz
The Board of Freeholders in Camden County, New Jersey joins family and friends in mourning the loss of Camden native and media mogul Lewis Katz Katz,
Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-‐02) released the following statement on the passing of his good friend, Philadelphia Inquirer owner Lewis Katz: