The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer is a daily newspaper that is read mainly in Philadelphia and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

Currently, the newspaper has the tenth- largest circulation among U.S. newspapers and is the third oldest still published daily newspaper in the United States.


The newspaper was founded in June 1829 by John R. Walker and John Nrovell. From 1936 it was published by Moses Annenberg, and after his death in 1942 by his son Walter Annenberg. The decorated in autumn 1994 Newsroom is regarded as one of the first in the world.

One of the employees belonged among others the later science fiction author Nelson Bond, who supplied meetings of plays in the early thirties.


Throughout its history, the newspaper has been eighteen times awarded the Pulitzer Prize.