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Taser International, the Scottsdale-based stun gun maker, said Friday it has filed a libel lawsuit against USA Today and The Arizona Republic publisher Gannett Co. for an article that Taser said misled readers about the safety of its products.
CHICAGO - Gannett Co., the largest U.S. newspaper publishing company, said Wednesday its quarterly profit fell almost 11 percent as print advertising revenue declined sharply, but its earnings were higher than most analysts expected.
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The City of Tempe commissioned a $367,000 study by Gannett Fleming to determine dam replacement options for Tempe Town Lake.
Late Friday afternoon, Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard filed federal court papers to stop the shutdown of the Tucson Citizen. The Citizen’s death as a newspaper and transition to a commentary/opinion Web site might have been inevitable, but I have to agree with Goddard’s assertion that Gannett’s actions violate the intent of newspaper joint operating agreements and the underlying federal law that allows them.
The Arizona Republic made another round of layoffs Thursday as part of Gannett Co.'s overall cut of 1,400 jobs at its newspapers.
ENJOYING THE RIDE: Luigi Leone left, and Stewart Vaght of the engineering consulting firm Gannett Fleming, which worked on the light rail project, ride the light rail to Mesa during a preview ride of the Metro light rail on Friday in Tempe.
TUCSON - The Tucson Citizen won’t be forced to resume publication. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the Arizona Attorney General’s Office failed to show that the Citizen’s owner, Gannett Co., violated antitrust laws by stopping daily publication of the 138-year-old newspaper with last Saturday’s issue.
Government antitrust officials would be unwilling to see a newspaper monopoly in the Phoenix area, several newspaper industry experts said in the wake of Freedom Communications’ decision to put its newspapers and television stations up for sale.
Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard filed suit late Friday to block closure of the Tucson Citizen, charging that its corporate owners and the owners of the Arizona Daily Star are illegally conspiring to silence one of the editorial voices in the community.
If you’re a couple of decades old you might remember the Pulliam Family, longtime owners of Arizona’s 123-year-old newspaper. When the family sold the Arizona Republic to Gannett in 2000, there was talk then of the possible loss of loyalty towards readers. “Would a corporation put community service before profits?” Lifelong readers, like myself, have watched with sinking hearts.
To the Venter who refers to what America has done for our, ”General Welfare”, as “Socialism.”
TUCSON — A federal judge in Tucson has set a hearing for Monday afternoon on a request by Arizona's attorney general to block the closure of the Tucson Citizen.
As the owner of the Arizona Republic and KPNX-TV (Channel 12), the Gannett Corp. has a lot at stake in a proposed rule change before the Federal Communications Commission.
Monday’s decision by the Federal Communications Commission green-lighting more media consolidation drew scorn and praise from consumer advocates, media experts and industry insiders.
Yahoo Inc. is greatly expanding its relationship with the newspaper industry, announcing the addition Monday of five new publishing companies to a consortium that works with the Internet company to sell advertising online.
A federal appeals court Wednesday blocked a change in federal rules that would have loosened restrictions on media consolidation beginning today, granting at least a temporary victory to those who argue that the new regulations would give television networks too much power and reduce local programming.
EAGLE, Colo. - NBA superstar Kobe Bryant made his first court appearance on a sexual assault charge Wednesday, uttering just two words during a seven-minute hearing that created a media frenzy in this quiet mountain town.
The Federal Communications Commission could soon vote to further eliminate protections against consolidation of television and radio stations and newspapers.
The Arizona Republic, the state’s largest newspaper, cut more than 100 jobs on Tuesday and Wednesday as part of massive workforce reduction announced by its parent company in October.
BOSTON - The family of a woman killed when a Big Dig tunnel ceiling collapsed has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for more than $28 million, attorneys told The Associated Press.
Suitors for Freedom Communications, parent company of the Tribune, submitted their final bids Monday as the company moved closer to deciding whether it will be sold or remain a private, family-owned business.
C.E. "Pep" Cooney, the longtime president and general manager of KPNX-TV (Channel 12) in Phoenix, died Wednesday at the age of 70.
Kent Johnson has been named publisher of the Ahwatukee Foothills News effective immediately.