The Philadelphia Inquirer provided continuous coverage this weekend as mysteries surrounding Libyan dictator, Moammar Gadhafi's, death Thursday were revealed. The Inquirer refused to publish articles by their own staff with  various articles published since word of Gadhafi's death have been written solely by the Associated Press

Beginning with an article by Christopher Gillette and Rami Al-Shaheibi from the Associated Press the writers covered the story extensively using multiple sources and spanning two pages online. The story was well written and provided a wide span of information that brings the reader up to speed with Gadhafi's history and death. The gruesome details surrounding his death were well written and showed a much needed level of discrepancy. "Later footage showed fighters rolling Gadhafi's lifeless body over the pavement, stripped to the waist and a pool of blood under his head," Gillete and Al-Shaheibi wrote. This may seem graphic, but compared other information I read on other news sources and publications, it is tame. 

While The Inquirer published numerous articles, the multimedia content held their own. However, the coverage again came from only AP sources. In a slideshow produced from AP photos and compiled to be displayed on Philly.com the content ranges from Gadhafi's lifeless body, celebrations in the street, Gadhafi with world politicians, and Libyan armed forces. This piece was nicely put together, unfortunately, the multimedia ends with photographs while there is no Twitter, Storify or blogs regarding the event. 
The coverage continued throughout the weekend and most recently the Inquirer published an article on the relocation of Gadhafi's body from a commercial freezer to a warehouse to await proper burial. Again, this article is not written by someone from the Inquirer, but rather an AP reporter. With the amount of time that philly.com had to produce and speak to sources I am shocked they did not produce a single article by themselves.
 





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