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Tucson Weekly, Explorer sold to Phoenix newspaper chain

The Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business and Explorer have been sold to a Phoenix-area newspaper chain. Time Media Group has a pattern of buying small publications and cutting staff even further.... Read more»1

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Daily Star owner furloughing reporters over CV-19 ad decline

With ad revenues falling about as fast as coronavirus cases are increasing, Lee Enterprises — the national chain that runs the Arizona Daily Star — is telling journalists to stay home for two weeks without pay.... Read more»

El Chisme

Caught napping? News going to the dogs, Bond backers mum, Arpaio's blown chances

KVOA's sinking teeth into stories while station's on the auction block, and backers of Pima County road bonds aren't paving the way to passage. El Chisme never sleeps when it comes to what's news for political people in the Old Pueblo.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Look out afterworld, Emil Franzi is advancing right at you

It's all too easy to praise the dead, and Emil slipped the mortal coil having a bone to pick with the hereafter. I'm just going to appreciate the individual thing that was him. I can't vouch for all his deeds or the full depth of his character but I can vouch that he was one of the great characters in turn of the century Tucson.... Read more»1

AZ Illustrated to go 'on hiatus,' new Metro Week to debut

The flagship news program at Arizona Public Media will be off the air through the summer, and a new weekly program on local public affairs will begin June 6. "Metro Week" will be hosted by reporter Andrea Kelly. When AZ Illustrated returns, it'll be a once-a-week half-hour broadcast.... Read more»3

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

J.C. Scott: Pima Animal Care Center needs your help

Tucson DUI attorney Jim Nesci, Democratic state Rep. Andrea Dalessandro (LD2), Tucson Weekly writer Jim Nintzel, and Barbara Brown, chairwoman of the Pima Alliance for Animal Welfare... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Senate sends Medicaid expansion to Brewer

Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small, Tucson Weekly writer Jim Nintzel, Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, and Tucsoncitizen.com's Mark B. Evans.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: 'Stamp out Hunger' this Saturday

Interviews with Sen. Linda Lopez, Dr. Keith Boesen of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, Tucson Weekly's Jim Nintzel, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, Bill Carnegie of the Community Food Bank of Arizona and Dan Turrentine of the Letter Carriers Association, plus Councilman Paul Cunningham... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Sheriff Clarence Dupnik interviewed

A lengthy interview with Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik on SB 1070, the suspension of correction officers accused of an after-hours assault, and more; plus Jim Nintzel, reporter for the Tucson Weekly... Read more»

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: Lizzie Bell has found a donor, still needs your help

Interviews with Shaun McClusky, Cathy Bell, Elaine Richardson, and Tucson Weekly writer Jim Nintzel.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Candidates thank supporters

National GOP Committeeman Bruce Ash, Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly, plus candidates Mike Hellon, Ray Carroll, Stephanie Mach, Dustin Cox, Mark Napier, Olivia Cajero Bedford, and Mohur Sidhwa... 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: Kozachik focuses on film industry tax credits

Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik, Democratic candidate for LD2 Andrea Dalessandro, and Jim Nintzel, Tucson Weekly reporter.... Read more»

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