Inquirer Owners Blast Appeal Bid In Row Over Editor's Firing

Law360, Philadelphia (December 3, 2013, 6:07 PM EST) -- Part of The Philadelphia Inquirer’s divided ownership group told the Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday that there was no need to rush an appeal of a November decision reinstating Pulitzer Prize-winning Editor-in-Chief Bill Marimow after a trial judge found he was fired in violation of a company governance agreement.

Lewis Katz and H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, two co-owners of Inquirer parent company Interstate General Media Holdings LLC, said there was no evidence that any imminent threat was posed by a Philadelphia County judge’s Nov. 22 decision reinstating...
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