The first day as a publisher (left) and saying goodbye on the last day as a publisher. The dozen years in between were among the most tumultuous in the business.

Why I stayed in newspapers when I was warned to flee.

What I wrote for the staff at the start of my last stint in a dozen years as a publisher.

Celebrating winning the Pulitzer Prize in the Arizona Republic newsroom. About the best way to end a career at a newspaper. Photo by Nicholas Serpa, one of my journalism students.

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