AAN Says TomPaine.com Piece "Filled With Misinformation"

december 3, 2002  06:31 pm
Responding to Michael Ryan's "It's Not Norman Mailer's Village Voice Anymore," which uses the anti-trust investigation of the New Times-Village Voice deal as a platform to excoriate alternative newspapers, AAN Executive Director Richard Karpel says, "The Village Voice and New Times are for-profit companies subject to the same economic rules as every other business: Their papers need to make money so they can pay employees and vendors, and if they don't they have to shut down."