The Philadelphia Inquirer
is the major daily newspaper for the Philadelphia
area. It was founded on June 1, 1829 and is the third oldest surviving daily newspaper in the United States. In 1936 it was purchased by Moses Annenberg
, and on December 31, 1969 the paper joined the Knight publishing organization, now Knight Ridder
Circulation in 2002 was 388,671 daily and over 778,000 sunday. The Philadelphia Inquirer
composition and layout is done with Macintosh computers.