Inquirer Reporters at War With
Posted: 5/24/2013  |  By: Daniel Denvir | Philadelphia City Paper
“It’s basically outright warfare going on,” says one source. “None of us wanted to be part of the ship of entertainment and sex.” But the site remains in “power because they still control our main portal to the world. Nobody knows about” The tension is longstanding. In March, the creation of the and sites gave both papers handsome websites and the online editorial control they had long been denied. But conspicuously fails to advertise either site, and their peculiar structure suggests that they may have been built to benefit to the papers’ detriment: Newspaper content is on for free, while the papers’ sites guard the same content with a hard paywall.