AAN News

National Reporting Project Launches Website to Shine Light on Emergency Contraceptive Access

'Where is Your Plan B?' is a collaborative effort between AAN and the Media Consortium to investigate the availability of Plan B emergency contraceptive, which has been approved by the FDA as an over-the-counter product. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-07-2013  3:00 pm  |  Association News

AAN Partners with the Media Consortium on Reproductive Justice Reporting Project

The Seattle-based Quixote Foundation is funding a collaboration between Media Consortium members and AAN members to increase the impact of news stories and investigative reports focused on reproductive justice. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-21-2013  1:30 pm  |  Association News

AAN Accepts Two New Members, Elects Sally Freeman as President

At the AAN Annual Meeting in Miami on July 13, members voted in two new members, filled seats on the Board of Directors, and approved changes to the association bylaws. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-18-2013  1:00 pm  |  Association News

2013 AAN Awards Winners Announced

Winners were chosen by judges at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University as the most outstanding from a field of over 900 entries submitted by alternative publications across the U.S. and Canada. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-13-2013  5:00 pm  |  Association News

AAN Joins Civil Liberties Groups in Demand to End NSA Surveillancenew

The letter to Congress comes as dozens of groups are organizing a nationwide call-in campaign to demand transparency and an end to the NSA's surveillance program.
Electronic Frontier Foundation  |  06-24-2013  3:00 pm  |  Association News

AAN 'First Wednesday' Free Speech Chat on June 5

First Wednesday Free Speech is a monthly conversation amongst AAN members and the AAN Legal Hotline Attorney, Kevin M. Goldberg. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-30-2013  12:00 pm  |  Association News

AAN Releases 'Best Alternative Longform Journalism' eBook

'Best Alternative Longform Journalism' features the longform winners of AAN's annual journalism contest and is available exclusively through Longform.org. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-24-2013  11:30 am  |  Association News

Announcing the 2013 AAN Awards Finalists

The 2013 AAN Awards finalists represent the most outstanding works of journalism to appear in alternative publications across the U.S. and Canada. The winners will be announced during a reception on July 13 at the AAN Annual Convention in Miami. (FULL STORY)
2013 AAN Awards  |  05-22-2013  3:00 pm  |  Association News

AAN Adds New Monetization Partnerships, Member Services

AAN has added several new services and partnerships available exclusively to its members. These free pilot programs will give publications an opportunity to monetize member mobile traffic, find untapped classified revenue, and use audience insights to expose relevant content to readers. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-10-2013  11:30 am  |  Association News

AAN's Next 'First Wednesday' Free Speech Chat Scheduled for May 1

The topic of next month's AAN First Wednesday Free Speech Chat will be photography/video in public spaces. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-08-2013  4:30 pm  |  Association News

AAN to Media Pundits: 'Don't Count Alt-Weeklies Out'new

After one of the largest alt-weeklies in the country shut down, many media pundits suggested the industry itself might be fading. But the association that represents the newspapers is working hard to prove the analysts wrong.
Associations Now  |  04-02-2013  12:00 pm  |  Association News

AAN's Monthly Free Speech Chat Returns on Wednesday

Free Speech Wednesday is a monthly conversation amongst AAN members and Kevin Goldberg, AAN's attorney and Legal Hotline representative. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-02-2013  10:30 am  |  Association News

Journalism That Matters Conference Offering Special Rate to AAN Members

"Journalism is Dead; Long Live Journalism," will be a fast-paced, results-focused summit on April 3-4 in Denver, Colo. (FULL STORY)
Journalism That Matters  |  03-20-2013  10:00 am  |  Association News

AAN Attorney Kevin M. Goldberg Testifies Before U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

Goldberg appeared on Capitol Hill on behalf of AAN and other media organizations as part of Sunshine Week, a national initiative to educate the public about the importance of open government. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  03-15-2013  1:20 pm  |  Association News

AAN Launches Monthly Free Speech Chat

AAN's Free Speech committee is introducing a great new member service: First Amendment Wednesday, a monthly AAN Free Speech conversation amongst members, and Kevin Goldberg, AAN's attorney and Legal Hotline representative. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-28-2013  3:18 pm  |  Association News