Ex-Philly Inquirer Editor Says Only Owners Could Fire Him

Law360, Philadelphia (November 13, 2013, 6:41 PM EST) -- Warring factions of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s ownership group squared off in Pennsylvania state court Wednesday in a dispute over whether the paper’s publisher had the authority to fire Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Bill Marimow in early October or if the move needed approval from the company’s management committee.

In a hearing on a preliminary injunction motion aimed at having him reinstated, Marimow testified that he’d received assurances from Interstate General Media LLC co-owners Lewis Katz and George Norcross III — members of a two-man management committee tasked...
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