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The Newspaper That Fell From Its Ivory Tower: The Philadelphia Inquirer's Slow Death Chasing Suburbia

Lewis, Carl V.

The decline that led the once-majestic Philadelphia Inquirer into bankruptcy, multiple public auctions and the recent sale of its historic building underscores the crisis facing the metro daily newspaper in the digital age. But the Inquirer’s downward spiral has had less to do with the Internet than it has with changing demographics and failed corporate strategies.

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Academic Units
Journalism
Thesis Advisors
Morgan, Arlene
Degree
M.S., Columbia University
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