Publisher credited with launching McCain's political career dies at 78

Arizona Republic
Former Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette publisher Darrow "Duke" Tully faked an elaborate military career and resigned in disgrace in 1985. He and John McCain swapped war stories until it was revealed that Tully's claim to have been an Air Force combat pilot was fabricated. || Funeral home's obituary.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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