AAN News

2016 AAN Awards Finalists Announced

The 2016 AAN Awards finalists were selected as the most outstanding from a field of 821 entries submitted by 70 alternative publications across the U.S. and Canada. The winners will be announced during a reception on July 9 at the AAN Convention in Austin, Texas. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-01-2016  2:10 pm  |  Association News

C-Ville Weekly, The Inlander Among '10 Newspapers That Do It Right'new

Editor & Publisher's annual feature highlights newspapers that are finding success with audience, digital and new revenue ideas.
Editor & Publisher  |  03-02-2016  11:30 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Willamette Week's Nigel Jaquiss to Receive National Press Foundation Chairman’s Citationnew

"Jaquiss and his editors at Willamette Week have repeatedly shown that even the smallest media company can produce journalism of the highest order and utmost consequence to readers and residents."
National Press Foundation  |  02-10-2016  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Monterey County Weekly, Sacremento News & Review Win SPJ Freedom of Information Awardsnew

The James Madison Freedom of Information Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing freedom of information.
SPJ NorCal  |  02-03-2016  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Seattle Elections Swayed by 'The Stranger Effect'new

"Does the Stranger have so much power that it no longer deserves its 'alternative' status?"
Crosscut  |  11-02-2015  4:30 pm  |  Industry News

SF Bay Guardian Intellectual Assets Transferred To Non-Profit Led By Tim Redmond and Marke Bieschkenew

The deal gives the San Francisco Center for Newspaper Preservation full possession of the Bay Guardian's name, paper and digital archives, and website sfbg.com.
SF Examiner  |  10-28-2015  11:30 am  |  Industry News

First Look Media Grants $15,000 to Sacramento News & Review Legal Defense Fundnew

The $15,000 grant will be used to offset the legal costs the publication is accruing from a lawsuit filed by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.
First Look Media  |  10-20-2015  11:40 am  |  Industry News

Philadelphia City Paper Bids Farewellnew

Philadelphia City Paper goes out with an absurdist play based on real interviews with alt industry characters past and present.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  10-08-2015  3:00 pm  |  Industry News

Philadelphia City Paper Sold, Will Shut Down Print Publicationnew

Philadelphia City Paper was acquired by Broad Street Me­dia, which will cease printing the alt-weekly and will merge its web operations with Philadelphia Weekly.
Northeast Times  |  10-01-2015  12:20 pm  |  Industry News

AAN Releases 2015 Diversity and Demographics Survey Results

Thirty-seven AAN member publications completed the survey, sharing information on staff demographics, readership, and diversity in coverage. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  09-08-2015  1:30 pm  |  Association News

Sacramento News & Review Launches Legal Defense Fundnew

SN&R has launched a GoFundMe campaign aimed at offsetting legal costs associated with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's lawsuit against the paper.
News & Review  |  09-03-2015  4:00 pm  |  Legal News

San Diego CityBeat Honored for Prison Reporting

Stories by Kelly Davis and Dave Maass received awards from the San Diego SPJ. (FULL STORY)
San Diego CityBeat  |  08-06-2015  5:45 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Colorado Springs Independent Announces Publisher Transitionnew

Carrie Simison will take over as publisher on Sept. 17. John Weiss will assume role as chair of Colorado Publishing House, the parent company of the Independent.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  08-05-2015  12:00 pm  |  Industry News

2015 AAN Awards Winners Announced

The 2015 AAN Awards winners were selected as the most outstanding from a field of 920 entries submitted by 71 alternative publications across the U.S. and Canada. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-18-2015  6:00 pm  |  Association News

Willamette Week Announces Publisher Changenew

Richard Meeker, who has served as publisher for the past 32 years, is turning over the reins to longtime business partner and editor Mark Zusman.
Willamette Week  |  06-12-2015  3:00 pm  |  Industry News