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DACA recipient and subject of new Phoenix musical expresses concerns about pending Supreme Court decision

Posted by   /  January 22, 2020  /  Immigration, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020 Contact: Michael Anthony Scerbo / Jennifer Sturgeon Rose+Moser+Allyn Public and Online Relations Email: mscerbo@rosemoserallynpr.com Email: JSturgeon@RoseMoserAllynPR.com Phone: (602) 615-6523 / (480) 495-3806 (PHOENIX) — Students at Camelback High School got a special sneak peak of a groundbreaking new musical, Americano! as the Phoenix political activist upon whose life […]

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Journalists at ‘Phoenix New Times’, sister pub in Miami, announce unionization

Posted by   /  January 21, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

The Phoenix New Times office near downtown Phoenix, /Photo via Google Maps Street View By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror Journalists at Phoenix New Times have announced they intend to unionize, the latest in a string of newsroom unionization efforts both in Arizona and across the country. The journalists at the Phoenix alt-weekly, which began […]

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Panicking about your kids’ phones? New research says don’t

Posted by   /  January 18, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Candice L. Odgers at home with her children in Newport Beach, Calif. Ms Odgers is the lead author of a new study that questions the common wisdom about the effects of screen time on children./Credit: Rozette Rago for The New York Times By Nathaniel Popper | The New Yrok Times SAN FRANCISCO — It has […]

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SUNDAY FEATURE: Is the news too scary for kids?

Posted by   /  January 18, 2020  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

CreditTiago Majuelos How, and when, to introduce current events to your children By Paul L. Underwood | The New York Times Confession: I am sometimes jealous of the news-free bubble in which my 5-year-old daughter resides. She barely knows that there is a Greenland, let alone that our president apparently offered to buy it. That […]

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DACA Recipient and Subject of New Phoenix Musical to Hold Press Conference About Pending Supreme Court Decision and Groundbreaking New Work

Posted by   /  January 14, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.)  As a DREAMer, Antonio’s fate rests with a U.S. Supreme Court decision on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Should the court strike down DACA, a decision is expected in June, Antonio Valdovinos could be deported. Ironically, if Americano! is nominated for […]

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Trump Card

Posted by   /  January 10, 2020  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

“She’s a brass-knuckles brawler. Her shoving aside of the North Korean security guards is totally in line with who she is.”  Photo composition by Angelina Aragon By Stephen Lemons | PHOENIX magazine How did longtime Arizona political mouthpiece Stephanie Grisham land one of the most high-profile jobs in the Trump administration? By not following the […]

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Defamatory online statements today could be libelous years from now

Posted by   /  January 8, 2020  /  2020 Legislature, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

GOP lawmaker wants to allow limitless libel lawsuits on social media posts  Photo by Nick Youngson | Alpha Stock Images/CC BY-SA 3.0 By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror A Phoenix Republican is pushing to include social media comments to Arizona’s libel and slander laws and scrap the statute of limitations for defamatory statements published online, […]

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Old News

Posted by   /  January 6, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Raised on newspapers, our columnist ponders the election-season news cycle in a print-deprived world By Amy Silverman | PHOENIX Magazine Illustration by Cedric Cummings Some of my best friends are librarians. This comes in handy when I’m looking for a new graphic novel for my kid or searching for the etymology of a word – […]

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Opinion: Against all odds dreaming of a better tomorrow is uniquely American

Posted by   /  January 6, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Tony Valdovinos | Paradise Valley Independent (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Recently the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case that could result in me being kicked out of the only country I have ever known. On January 29th a musical called Americano! opens at The Phoenix Theatre Company based […]

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Construction (and politics) will energize 2020

Posted by   /  January 3, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Ahwatukee Foothills News They say hindsight is 20/20. Foresight, not so much. But if there’s one safe bet, it’s 2020 will be a year for the history books. Ahwatukee and the rest of the Phoenix region will not sit meekly on the sidelines as the nation debates the fate of its president by way either […]

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