Alt-Weeklies Hope to Ride Second Wave of Online Innovation

july 14, 2004  11:03 am
Alt-weeklies have largely let the Internet revolution pass them by, losing ground to classified sites such as and, and content sites such as and, Mark Glaser writes in USC Annenberg Online Journalism Review. But now alt-weeklies are launching a number of online initiatives, including New Times chain's Back Page, Artvoice's multimedia site, Jackson Free Press's Weblogs,'s Soapbox section and SelectAlternatives' personals.