The Arizona Republic the staff received several awards at the Arizona Newspapers Association’s 80th Annual Meeting and Fall Convention. The awards ceremony on September 28 honored the winners of the Better Newspaper contest. Two Arizona Republic reporters received special awards: Craig Harris received the Phil Alvidrez Award, which recognizes aRead More →

A human resources representative from Gannett, the parent company of the Arizona Republicconfiscated the work phone of a reporter involved in a campaign to unionize the Phoenix newsroom, the reporter posted on Facebook. Rebekah Sanders, who covers scams and bad business practices, claimed a representative for Gannett had “questioned” herRead More →

PHOENIX — Two major media companies that together publish more than 260 American daily newspapers, including the Arizona Republic, announced a merger Monday. New Media Investment Group, the investment company that operates GateHouse Media, has agreed to buy Gannett Co., whose properties include Republic and USA Today, the companies saidRead More →

Journalists at The Arizona Republic received the George Polk Award for Education Reporting for their survey of publicly funded charter schools. reporters Craig Harris, Anne Ryman, Alden Wood and Justin Price won investigative work on state charter schools throughout 2018, including a five-part special report “The Charter Gamble.” The team’sRead More →

A political cartoon by Steve Benson of the Arizona Republic that targets U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally has drawn the ire of McSally’s campaign. The cartoon, published in Sunday’s newspaper, shows McSally’s opponent, Kyrsten Sinema, shooting down an aircraft piloted by McSally from “shallow attacks” with a “substance” cannon andRead More →

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Placeholder while loading article actions In 1890, when the Arizona Republic started printing from Phoenix, before publishing photographs or crossword puzzles or winning a Pulitzer Prize, the newspaper was called the Arizona Republican. It then changed its name, but not the political orientation of its editorial page. For 126 years,Read More →