You'd think that when a scrappy, underdog newspaper publishes a series exposing a local politician's campaign as not merely ineffective, but dangerous, readers would clamor for more.Not in conservative Mesa. And not when the politician is as popular as Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was ele ... More >>
By Ray Stern The East Valley Tribune's editor Jim Ripley will reportedly be retiring in early January, (at the same time nearly half the newspaper's staff is being laid off). But in the meantime, it seems he's more than happy to keep the pressure on oddball Gilbert Mayor Steve Berman (pictured). O ... More >>
Jim Ripley, the Trib's executive editor, will reportedly retire in January. By Ray Stern The layoffs at the East Valley Tribune went deep, affecting some of the most prominent bylines at the paper, sources say. The most notable: Executive Editor Jim Ripley announced he will retire in January, the ... More >>
www.eastvalleytribune.com The Trib's not-so-edgy Get Out, pulled for "fucking." Quiz time, ladies and germs: What old Anglo-Saxon word just cost the East Valley Tribune (owned by Freedom Communications, Inc.) $12,000? Here's a clue: it rhymes with schmuck, and only a schmuck would pay $12K ... More >>
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