Philly Inquirer Owners Fight Over Editor's Firing Heats Up

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT) -- One of the two managing members of The Philadelphia Inquirer’s ownership group Interstate General Media Holdings LLC filed a suit in Delaware state court Thursday accusing members Intertrust GCN LP and Lewis Katz of interfering with editorial operations by challenging last week’s ouster of Inquirer Editor-in-Chief Bill Marimow.

Amid mounting tensions, General American Holdings Inc. accuses minority shareholder Katz and his Delaware-based company Intertrust of interfering with Inquirer publisher Robert J. Hall’s prerogative and authority to fire the Pulitzer Prize-winning Marimow, whom General American blasted for...
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