AAN Exec: Alt-Weeklies Rarely Speak With One Voice

january 31, 2003  05:07 pm
"It's absurd to ascribe a monolithic set of attitudes and beliefs to all 116 papers that are members of our group," AAN Executive Director Richard Karpel writes in the letters section of Jim Romenesko's Web site. To make his point, Karpel contrasts the Chicago Reader's "cerebral, mostly apolitical" journalism with the "unabashedly liberal" sledgehammer approach of the San Francisco Bay Guardian.