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Knoxville Mercury (newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0055
Scope and Contents Founded in response to the sudden closing of Metro Pulse, the Knoxville Mercury was an experiment in publishing an independent weekly paper on a nonprofit model, one so unusual it drew some national press upon its launch in March, 2015. Although owned by the educational nonprofit Knoxville History Project, it was allowed, within strict accounting guidelines, to accept both donations and advertising revenue. Its staff included three former Metro Pulse editors, including Coury Turczyn,...
Dates: 2015-2017

Metro Pulse / MetroPulse (newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0004
Scope and Contents Metro Pulse began in 1991 as an entertainment-oriented biweekly. Its first chief owner was Ashley Capps, music promoter later noted for founding music festivals Bonnaroo and Big Ears. After 16 months, he sold it to former Wall Street Journal reporter and Chicago financial trader Joe Sullivan, who moved back to his home town to take the reins of the paper and emphasize local news. By 1995, Metro Pulse was a weekly, a member of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, and known both for...
Dates: 1991 - 2014

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