New Inquirer editor promises more depth on home page

Readers of philly.com, the online version of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, will be seeing more of the paper’s investigative pieces and less fluff, according to the Inquirer’s new editor.

Stan Wischnowski took over from former editor Bill Marimow soon after the paper was sold to its creditors in October. Wischnowski said the online version will focus less on features such as “Down the Shore” and more on what Wischnowski calls the paper’s rich tradition of investigative journalism. He said the top editors of the Inquirer, the Daily News and philly.com are collaborating more under the new owners.”What we really want to do, what the three editors are working closely on, is to really highlight and showcase our signature work,” said Wischnowski Wednesday. “Going forward, you’ll start seeing those sorts of stories highlighted in a much bigger way on the home page.”Wischnowski said there will also be a big push to adapt content for mobile devices, like iPhones, and BlackBerrys.Marimow, the former editor, is now working as an investigative reporter for the paper.

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