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Lenfest-Katz Group Wins Ownership Auction For Philadelphia Newspapers

A faction of co-owners led by Lewis Katz and Gerry Lenfest agreed to pay $88 million for control of the parent company that owns the Philadelphia “Inquirer” and “Daily News.”

05/27/2014

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George Norcross Increases His Holdings in Inquirer’s Parent Company

When the feud between rival ownership factions surfaced, the primary combatants — co-owners George Norcross and Lewis Katz — each owned equal shares, about 26 percent of the company.

12/10/2013

(HAPPIER DAYS.  Managing partners Lewis Katz, left, and George Norcross, center, with fellow Inquirer/Daily News investor William Hankowsky, in 2012 file photo.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

George Norcross Won’t Testify In Inquirer Owners’ Dispute; Trial Resumes

There was yet another surprise in the lawsuit between the warring owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

11/20/2013

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Details of Internecine Fight at Philadelphia Inquirer In Court Spotlight

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.

11/15/2013

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Inquirer Owners Continue Wrangling Over Who’s In Charge At Paper

Lawyers for rival owner factions at the Philadelphia Inquirer were making arguments n a Philadelphia courtroom on what they say has been “editorial interference” by the ownership group.

11/13/2013

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Another Lawsuit Filed Among Owners in Philadelphia Inquirer Personnel Rift

When publisher Robert Hall fired Inquirer editor Bill Marimow last week, the feud among the owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News become public.

10/18/2013