Judge reinstates fired Philly Inquirer editor

November 22, 2013 • Business

Former Philadelphia Inquirer Editor William K. Marimow, center, is greeted by Brian Toolan upon his return at the Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Philadelphia. Common Pleas Judge Patricia A. McInerney declared that Marimow’s firing on Oct. 7 violated the contract rights of Lewis Katz, one of the owners who had opposed his dismissal, and ordered Marimow be reinstated immediately. (AP Photo/The Philadelphia Inquirer, Charles Fox) PHIX OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NEWARK OUT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge on Friday blocked the firing of Philadelphia Inquirer editor Bill Marimow amid a bitter dispute between rival owners and ruled he be reinstated immediately.

Marimow’s job status brought the simmering private fight into public view and prompted the feuding owners to sue each other.

Owner Lewis Katz said partner George Norcross cut Login to read more

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