AAN News

Texas Observer Investigation Leads to Rebuke for Payday Lendersnew

Three months after a Texas Observer investigation exposed how some payday loan companies aggressively pursue criminal charges against their customers, the state body that oversees the industry has issued an advisory telling companies to stop the practice.
Texas Observer  |  10-24-2013  2:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Banksy + Alt-Weeklies: BFFs?new

Banksy grants an exclusive interview to the Village Voice, explaining that he "feels an affinity with people who provide quality content for free on street corners."
Village Voice  |  10-09-2013  12:30 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

City Pages (Twin Cities), Philadelphia City Paper Win First-Place AFJ Awards

Several AAN members were among the winners of the 2013 Association of Food Journalists awards. (FULL STORY)
AFJ  |  09-19-2013  2:25 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Rachel Maddow: 'Arkansas Times Should be Considered for a Pulitzer'

Maddow praised the Arkansas Times for its "excellent and indispensable" coverage of the Mayflower Oil Spill. (FULL STORY)
NBC  |  08-30-2013  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Santa Fe Reporter Wins Open Government Awardnew

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government named the paper among the recipients of its William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Awards.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  08-16-2013  4:26 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Houston Press, San Antonio Current, and Fort Worth Weekly Win Lone Star Awards

Terrence McCoy was named Print Journalist of the Year. (FULL STORY)
Houston Press Club  |  08-12-2013  3:30 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Cleveland Scene Snags @PlainDealer Twitter Handlenew

Cleveland Scene  |  08-07-2013  11:43 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Florida Alt-Weeklies Win Sunshine State Awardsnew

Creative Loafing Tampa wins three first-place awards. Miami New Times reporter Michael E. Miller named Journalist of the Year.
South Florida SPJ  |  07-22-2013  11:40 am  |  Honors & Achievements

L.A. Weekly, OC Weekly Win Southern California Journalism Awards

L.A. Weekly's Gene Maddaus was named Print Journalist of the Year. (FULL STORY)
L.A. Press Club  |  06-27-2013  11:42 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Alt-Weeklies in Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah Win Regional SPJ Awards

Boulder Weekly, Colorado Springs Independent, Salt Lake City Weekly, and the Santa Fe Reporter picked up awards in the Top of the Rockies contest. (FULL STORY)
SPJ  |  05-29-2013  3:30 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Northwest Alt-Weeklies Pick Up SPJ Awards

Missoula Independent, Pacific Northwest Inlander, Seattle Weekly, and Willamette Week were winners in the 2012 Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism awards contest. (FULL STORY)
SPJ NW  |  05-24-2013  4:50 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

The Coast Wins Top Investigative Award From Canadian Association of Journalistsnew

Reporter Tim Bousquet earned the 2012 Don McGillivray Award from the Canadian Association of Journalists for his investigation of former Halifax mayor Peter Kelly.
Canadian Journalism Project  |  05-07-2013  1:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Chicago Reader, Dallas Observer, Village Voice Win James Beard Journalism Awards

Mike Sula, Alice Laussade, and Tejal Rao earned top honors from the James Beard Foundation. (FULL STORY)
JBF  |  05-06-2013  4:15 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

CNPA Honors Nine AAN Publications

Palo Alto Weekly picked up the coveted general excellence award from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. (FULL STORY)
CNPA  |  05-06-2013  1:35 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Santa Fe Reporter Editor Awarded Knight Fellowship to Research Sustainable Funding for Local Journalism

Santa Fe Reporter editor Alexa Schirtzinger has been awarded a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University for the 2013-14 academic year. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-02-2013  12:45 pm  |  Honors & Achievements