Inquirer Owners Push Expedited Appeal In Editor Firing Row

Law360, Philadelphia (December 4, 2013, 5:40 PM EST) -- A day after one faction of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s divided ownership group asked the Pennsylvania Superior Court not to rush an appeal of a November decision reinstating the paper’s editor in chief, the majority group took the exact opposite position.

General American Holdings Inc., which holds a stake in Inquirer parent company Interstate General Media Holdings LLC, argued that the mandatory preliminary injunction returning Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Marimow to the top of the newsroom qualified as an “extraordinary” remedy and thus was worthy of immediate...
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