AAN News

Save the Date: AAN's Annual Convention, July 21–23rd in New Orleans

Save the date for the 2011 AltWeeklies Annual Convention, July 21–23rd at the Ritz Carlton in New Orleans, hosted by Gambit. For $499, AAN member publications can bring their entire staff to New Orleans, reward them for their hard work and fill their heads with information and inspiration. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  03-07-2011  4:15 pm  |  Association News

2011 AltWeekly Awards Deadline Approaches

The deadline to submit entries to the contest website is Tuesday, March 1 at 11pm EST. The hard copy deadline is Friday, March 4. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-25-2011  1:27 pm  |  Association News

Retha Hill Lauds Diversity of AAN Web Conference Speakersnew

Retha Hill, director of new media at ASU's Cronkite School of Journalism, has lauded the "very inclusive group of speakers" at AAN's recent Web Conference in San Francisco, where she was a keynote speaker.
PBS MediaShift  |  02-16-2011  12:08 pm  |  Association News

AAN Invests $75K In Media Development Loan Fund

The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies has invested $75,000 with the Media Development Loan Fund, a New York-based non-profit that provides loans to independent news outlets in countries with a history of media oppression. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-14-2011  5:50 pm  |  Association News

Web Conference Enlightens, Terrifies Attendees

Attendees witnessed demos of some of the hottest new apps, strategized on how to capitalize on the boom of "Daily Deal" sites, and were shaken by how easy it is for others to extract personal information with just a few clicks. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-10-2011  1:51 pm  |  Association News

AAN Announces Partnership With Knowledgewebb

AAN members now receive a 30% discount off of Knowledgewebb.net membership and unlimited access to all of its webinars, live events, hands-on lessons and resources. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-09-2011  2:31 pm  |  Association News

Why We're Featuring Dave McKenna's Cover Story

Rather than add to the existing commentary on Dan Snyder's attempt to silence criticism with money, we're standing in solidarity with Washington City Paper by using the most valuable asset we have: our voice. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-04-2011  4:49 pm  |  Association News

Call For Entries: 2011 AltWeekly Awards

The 2011 AltWeekly Awards is now accepting entries. The deadline to submit entries to the contest website is Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 11 pm (EST). In a departure from previous years, all entries in the web categories will compete against each other in one size division. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-02-2011  11:55 am  |  Association News

LIVE BLOG: Web Conference Gets Underway

Digital editions of the conference program are available on the iPad, iPhone and Android. Courtesy of BookBrewer. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY.

AAN  |  01-28-2011  7:50 am  |  Association News  |  Comments (1)

AAN Offers Discounted NewsU Training for Members in 2011

Building on the partnership established last year with Poynter's NewsU, AAN is offering several discounted webinars to members in the coming weeks and months. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-18-2011  1:34 pm  |  Association News

Web Conf. Early Registration Discount Ends Today

The early registration discount for AAN's Web Conference ends today, Jan. 10. The rate for members is $250 per person, and the non-member rate is $400 per person. Both rates will go up by $50 tonight at midnight EST. (FULL STORY)
01-10-2011  11:21 am  |  Association News

Amy Webb: Engage Local Readers With Mobile Scanning

In a conversation with AAN, digital strategist Amy Webb discussed some of the tech trends likely to dominate 2011 and gave a preview of what's in store for attendees of AAN's Web Conference in San Francisco. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-06-2011  9:42 pm  |  Association News

AAN Web Conference: Technology Entrepreneur Leonard Brody Confirmed As Keynote Speaker

Highly respected technology entrepreneur Leonard Brody is confirmed to open up AAN's Web Conference in San Francisco with a keynote speech during the opening session. (FULL STORY)
01-05-2011  4:03 pm  |  Association News

Web Conf. Early Registration Ends Friday

The early registration period for AAN's 2011 Web Conference in San Francisco ends on Friday, leaving just a few more days to secure the discounted registration rate of $250 for members. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-03-2011  12:05 pm  |  Association News

2011 Web Conference: A Must-See Roster of Digital Media Experts, Sponsorship Opportunities, and More

The official start of winter is the perfect time to start planning your trip to California for AAN's 2011 Web Conference in San Francisco, where a solid trio of digital media experts has already been confirmed to speak. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  12-21-2010  5:09 pm  |  Association News