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Heraldgate is needlessly spinning out of control on Ally Miller

After Miller walked out of a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, it's clear this story is rapidly gyrating out of her control. She's playing a losing game of "why are you hitting yourself?" Miller needs to stop, take a breath and fully comply with public records requests and be open and transparent. The Herald saga is a ridiculous reason to toss away a political career. ... Read more»2

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New editor named for 10/13's NW Explorer, Tucson Weekly, ITB

David Rupkalvis, a UA grad who's worked on newspapers in North Dakota and Texas, has been named the new editor of the Northwest Explorer, Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business and other Tucson-area publications owned by media chain 10/13 Communications.... Read more»1

Grimes leaving editor's desk at Explorer, ITB, Weekly

Thelma Grimes, the editor of media chain 10/13 Communications' holdings in Southern Arizona — the Tucson Weekly, Northwest Explorer, Inside Tucson Business and smaller publications — is stepping down after a year. Grimes, who was the managing editor of the Explorer for three years before 10/13 expanded in Tucson, is moving to Denver.... Read more»2

Weekly editor leaving to take tourism job

Dan Gibson, editor of the Tucson Weekly, is stepping down to take a position with Visit Tucson, the nonprofit tourism promotion agency. Gibson announced the move on his personal Facebook page Wednesday, saying he'll leave the desk at the alt-weekly later this month.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Evans: I chose unemployment rather than work for 10/13 Communications

Editor Mark B. Evans on why he chose not to continue at Inside Tucson Business: "I choose not to elevate 10/13’s reputation in town by lending it mine, nor do I want to risk seeing my reputation tarnished by attaching it to 10/13’s. I would rather be unemployed and risk financial ruin than work for Randy Miller." ... Read more»7

Guest opinion

KOLD jumps the shark with 'psychic' report

The last few weeks have been tough on anyone who still believes that the media should have a serious role in the public dialogue in Tucson. As if to remove any doubt that things are in a downward spiral, KOLD decided to observe the two-year anniversary of the disappearance of Isabel Celis with a “special report” with a Phoenix-area psychic giving “insights” into the as-yet unsolved case.... Read more»2

Sold! Weekly, Inside Tucson Business change hands

Updated: A pair of Tucson publications — the Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business — is being sold to a national publishing chain that also operates the Explorer, 10/13 Communications. Sources said all employees will be laid off, with the opportunity to apply for an unknown number of positions with the new owners.... Read more»1

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Remembering newsman Jeff Smith

Remembering oft-fired and always admired reporter and columnist Jeff Smith, who wrote at various times for the Tucson Citizen (twice), Tucson Weekly, Daily Star and New Times. The legendary newsman died this week at 67.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Dems Chairman Rogers will not seek another term

Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers, Ward 4 Tucson City Councilwoman Shirley Scott, RTA's Director of the Mainstreet Business Assistance Program Britton Dornquast, and Tucson Weekly's new editor, Dan Gibson... Read more»

Weekly editor Boegle leaving to found Palm Springs news site

After helming the Tucson Weekly for a decade, editor Jimmy Boegle is moving to California to found a news website, the Coachella Valley Independent.... Read more»3

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Ally Miller and Stephanie Mach interviewed

Interviews with Ally Miller, a Republican candidate for Pima County supervisor, and Stephanie Mach, a Democratic candidate for state House in LD10.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Tucson's pension plan woes

Interviews with Mike Hellon, a Republican candidate for the Pima County Board of Supervisors, plus Elliott Glicksman and Suzy Agrillo, fundraisers for "Stand Up to Stop Violence," Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly, and City Councilman Steve Kozachik.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Heinz fighting uphill battle vs. Barber

Interviews with Matt Heinz, a Democratic candidate for CD2, and Stefanie Mach, Democratic candidate for state House in LD10, and Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Candidates Aguirre and Carroll interviewed

Interviews with Amanda Aguirre, a Democratic challenger in CD3, and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll, the Republican incumbent in District 4.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Better days ahead for Rio Nuevo?

The Friday Focus interview is with Fletcher McCusker, head of the Rio Nuevo Board. The Reporters Roundtable features Jimmy Boegle, editor of the Tucson Weekly and Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com. ... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Mayor warns not to rush judgement on Cunningham

Today on Buckmaster - In a special one-year anniversary edition of Buckmaster we speak with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, TucsonCitizen.com's Mark B. Evans, Tucson Weekly editor Jimmy Boegle, and Matt Russell with the Weekend Watch.... Read more»

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