^
Keep New Times Free
4
| Media |

Tucson Citizen Publishing on "Day-to-Day" Basis While Potential Sale of Paper is Negotiated

 

Today, Tucson Citizen employees have a job and the paper's customers have something to read.

As for tomorrow -- wait and see.

That's going to be the pattern for the next few days as the Tucson Citizen, the state's oldest newspaper, publishes on a "day-to-day" basis while waiting to see if either of two interested buyers want to close a deal.

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

Talk about a nail-biter of a workplace -- but it beats the alternative: Prior to today's announcement, the Citizen was slated to close on Saturday. It's just the latest victim of Gannett's fiscal bloodbath, and it probably won't be the last.

Can the Arizona Republic, Gannett's flagship paper in Arizona, be that far behind?

 

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.