AAN News

Texas Alts Shine Bright at 2012 Lone Star Awardsnew

Fort Worth Weekly, Houston Press, and San Antonio Current took honors in several categories at the Houston Press Club's Lone Star Awards.
Houston Press Club  |  07-11-2012  11:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Baratunde Thurston: 'Target Little, Brown Children with Newspapers'

Author, comedian, and former Delicatessen mayor Baratunde Thurston talks with AAN about digital storytelling, how to diversify newsrooms, and why alt-weeklies occupy a "unique and valuable space." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-14-2012  11:17 am  |  Conference News

NPR Correspondent Marilyn Geewax on the Economy: 'It's complicated'

Journalists shared the harsh truths about the U.S. economy and how to cover them during AAN's annual convention last week in Detroit. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-12-2012  2:30 pm  |  Conference News

AAN 2012 Convention: 'Fight and Lose Repeatedly Until You Win'

The first two days of the 35th annual AAN Convention have had all the hallmarks of The Hangover film: drinking, debauchery, and obscure celebrity cameos. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-09-2012  8:25 am  |  Conference News

Join MC5 Guitarist Wayne Kramer at AAN Convention

Wayne Kramer, noted guitarist, songwriter and film and television composer will speak about the city of Detroit, music and community activism at the AAN Convention in Detroit. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-30-2012  8:00 am  |  Conference News

First Amendment Lawyer To Speak at AAN's Free Speech Lunch

With more than 10 years as a newspaper reporter and editor, Herschel Fink has inside knowledge of and practiced experience with media law. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-25-2012  10:00 am  |  Conference News

Fresh from The Onion, Baratunde Thurston Joins AAN in Detroitnew

With less than a month to go until the 2012 AAN Convention in Detroit, AAN has an awesome lineup of speakers, including Baratunde Thurston, comedian and former director of digital for The Onion.
baratunde.com  |  05-18-2012  10:00 am  |  Conference News

Jackson Free Press News Editor Wins EWA Scholarship

Jackson Free Press news editor Elizabeth Waibel recently won a scholarship from the Education Writers Association. (FULL STORY)
Jackson Free Press  |  05-01-2012  2:12 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

AAN's 35th Annual Convention Heads to Detroit

AAN's 35th Annual Convention will take place Thursday, June 7 through Saturday, June 9. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-24-2012  5:00 pm  |  Conference News

Alt-Cartoonist’s Graphic Novel About Friendship With Jeffrey Dahmer Is A Best Sellernew

Alt-cartoonist and The City creator John "Derf" Backderf's recent graphic novel, My Friend Dahmer, has entered bestseller charts.
DerfCity.com  |  04-03-2012  11:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

North Carolina Press Association Honors 3 Alt-Weekliesnew

Independent Weekly, Mountain Xpress and Yes! Weekly recently received accolades from the organization.
North Carolina Press Association  |  03-21-2012  11:42 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Columbia Free Times, Charleston City Paper Honored by State Press Associationnew

South Carolina Journalist of the Year goes to Free Times reporter Corey Hutchins.
South Carolina Press Association  |  03-21-2012  11:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

How I Got That Story: The NYPD Tapes

Village Voice reporter Graham Rayman's five-part series, The NYPD Tapes, is a shocking portrait of how the New York Police Department operates behind closed doors. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-30-2011  12:05 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Weekly Alibi's Newspaper Boxes Get Makeovernew

Albuquerque artists showered the Weekly Alibi with sketches and digital renderings of how they'd redesign the paper's distribution boxes.
Weekly Alibi  |  08-29-2011  11:00 am  |  Industry News