Crack Attack, 2001: Another Solomon Jones piece. At the time, this story—of a massacre in a crack house, Philly's worst mass murder—was all people could talk about, and Jones dug into the story in a narrative way no one else did.
The paper you now hold in your hands, PW, has been around for 40 years—more or less. Like most media stories, it’s a bit more complicated than that. No matter the changes, though, there is a through line in the paper’s history: a renegade spirit and a determination to give voices to the voiceless.
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