Arizona Daily Star
|Editor||Bobbie Jo Buel|
|Headquarters||4850 South Park Avenue
Tucson, Arizona 85714, United States
154,715 Sundays in 2012
The Arizona Daily Star is the major morning daily newspaper that serves Tucson and surrounding districts of southern Arizona in the United States. The paper was purchased by Pulitzer in 1971; Lee Enterprises bought Pulitzer in 2005.
The Star was in a joint operating agreement with the Tucson Citizen, a smaller paper owned by Gannett (and was Tucson's afternoon paper six days per week, except Sunday, when the Star published Tucson's only Sunday paper), until that paper became online only. The two newspapers, under TNI Partners, shared business and production operations but maintained separate newsrooms and editorial staffs.
In 2012, the newspaper ran a popular series called 100 Days of Science by reporter Tom Beal. It was later turned into an ebook. Other popular series run in the "Star" are Tucson Oddity, Street Smarts, Tucson in 100 Objects and Mine Tales. The Star currently does not have a bureau in the state capital, Phoenix, and instead relies on an outside news service.
- C.H. Garrigues, writer
- L. C. Hughes, Arizona Territory governor and owner of the newspaper that became the Arizona Daily Star
- "FAS-FAX Report: Circulation Averages for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2012". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
- The Arizona Daily Star's 2014 project on SB1070, "State of Confusion," Arizona Daily Star, March, 2014
- The Arizona Daily Star's 2013 series on poverty, "Losing Ground," Arizona Daily Star, August, 2013
- David Leighton, "Street Smarts: Starr Pass Blvd. has telegraph-line link," Arizona Daily Star, March 30, 2015
- David Leighton, "Street Smarts: Strip mall site once amusement park," Arizona Daily Star, Dec. 2, 2014
- David Leighton, "Tucson's Park Avenue named for sports venue," Arizona Daily Star, Jan. 20, 2015
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