Occupational rankings don’t put teachers at the top; maybe they should be. During Teacher Appreciation Week many adults recall teachers who made a significant difference in their lives.
The publisher and CEO of Philadelphia’s two biggest newspapers is stepping down.
A new rigorous study from Mathematica and Stanford University looked at outcomes when schools used Playworks, a national nonprofit currently providing healthy recess and safe playtime in 23 cities nationwide.
Chris recounts his experience at the Mitt Romney/Tea Party event last night at the Franklin Institute. He details Newt Gingrich’s visit to the St. Louis Zoo and the end of Blue Dog Democrats. He also talks to Secretary of the Commonwealth, Carol Aichele, about the new Voter ID Law.
Champagne corks are popping at the Philadelphia Inquirer, at word the paper has won journalism’s most prestigious honor.
The Philadelphia Historical Commission has approved the newspapers’ plans for a lighted marquee that will extend four feet over the sidewalk on the 800 block of Market Street.
Developer Bart Blatstein has announced an audacious plan for the white tower on North Broad Street that currently houses the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Bill Marimow was unceremoniously yanked as executive editor when hedge funds took control of the papers a year and a half ago, but two days after local investors bought the paper, Marimow was rehired for his old job.
Chris discusses the President’s comments directed at the Supreme Court about judicial activism, a joy ride down the Atlantic City Boardwalk, and businesses pulling gift cards from New Jersey. He also talks to Dan Gross and Larry Platt about the sale of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
A group of powerful business leaders announced Monday they have closed a deal to purchase Philadelphia’s two largest newspapers from hedge funds for approximately $55 million, a fraction of what investors paid for them in 2006.
An announcement is expected, today, in the sale of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News. A controversial group of local businessmen is likely to be the new owners.
Philadelphia’s two largest newspapers could trade hands Monday for the fifth time in six years.
Senior managers who run the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News envision cutting even more jobs, to cut payroll and clear the deck for potential new owners.
Chris Murray of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists says he understands that the union contract requires the last hired to be laid off first, but he thinks some adjustments are needed.
The Flyers will go for a season sweep of the Florida Panthers tonight as the two teams skate at the Center.