State Rep. Daniel Patterson has announced on his Web site that he'll be running for reelection in 2010. Folks interested in the Tucson Citizen archives going to the Arizona Historical Society will recall that Patterson, a freshman legislator from Tucson (representing Legislative District 29), joined the fight and his pressure resulted in representatives from Gannett… Continue reading Patterson’s in the running for 2010
Anne Woosley, executive director of the Arizona Historical Society, heard from Gannett Co., Inc. on Friday afternoon, after my final post on the David-Goliath size disagreement between the major repository of Arizona history and the nation's largest owner of media properties. Woosley sent me an e-mail Monday saying she'd heard from Gannett's Kate Marymont, who… Continue reading Gannett vs. the Arizona Historical Society, continued
The Arizona Historical Society has made four attempts to contact Gannett Co., Inc. representatives since June 18, when it sent a proposal to Gannett requesting about $95,000 from the media giant to help with moving, cataloging and archiving nearly 140 years of archival material from the now-closed Tucson Citizen newspaper. Gannett has not responded to… Continue reading Arizona Historical Society vs. Gannett: Is money the holdup?