Scores of AANies Head to Denver for the DNC

august 22, 2008  01:01 pm
At last count, 24 AAN member papers will be sending 40 reporters, bloggers and photographers to Denver to cover this year's historic Democratic National Convention, which begins Monday. There will be plenty of alt-weekly staffers attending, and a few papers have secured notable bloggers for their coverage. Popular political blogger Atrios, aka Dr. Duncan Black, who runs Eschaton, will blog for Philadelphia City Paper, while "Slowpoke" cartoonist Jen Sorensen will blog for C-Ville Weekly and Tom Tomorrow will blog for the New Mass. Media papers. Westword, meanwhile, has published a special "Unconventional Guide to Denver" for all the press, pundits, and pols invading their city. And of course, Westword will continue to cover the DNC on its Demver blog, as it has been for months, with a dozen or so people on the ground blogging and taking pictures. For a list of AAN members attending the DNC, email web (at)