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Jacksonville TV Host Rips 'GOP Rats' Cover Off Folio Weekly On Airnew

Jacksonville TV host Casey Black — who is married to a GOP House candidate — was not pleased with a Folio Weekly illustrated cover that depicted Republicans as rats.
Folio Weekly  |  04-11-2012  12:38 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Three Alts Are National Sigma Delta Chi Winnersnew

Independent Weekly, Miami New Times, and New Times Broward-Palm Beach were named winners of the Society of Professional Journalists' 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Awards.
Society of Professional Journalists  |  04-11-2012  11:35 am  |  Honors & Achievements

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 3 Democratic Operatives & an Alt-Weekly Reporter Brought Down South Carolina Lt. Gov. Ken Ardnew

Appearing before a judge last Friday, a tearful Ken Ard said, "I stand here humbled, apologetic, and, your Honor, there are so many people I need to apologize to ... I'll be honest, your Honor, I never in a million years imagined I'd be here."
Charleston City Paper  |  03-12-2012  10:59 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Long Island Press Investigation Leads to Indictment of Local Police Officialsnew

A March 2011 cover story questioned whether the Nassau County Police Department gave preferential treatment to donors of a nonprofit police foundation.
Long Island Press  |  03-06-2012  3:32 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Seattle Weekly Editor Wins Thoroughbred Writing Awardnew

Seattle Weekly editor Mike Seely has been named as the recipient of the Washington State Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's Mark Kaufman Media Award.
VVM Corporate Blog  |  02-27-2012  4:31 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

2011 'Give!' Campaigns Raise Nearly $3 Million for Non-Profits

Colorado Springs Independent, Monterey County Weekly and Willamette Week raised a combined $2.95 million for local non-profits. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-23-2012  5:26 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

SPD Picks 20 Best Alt-Weekly Covers of 2011

Robert Newman of the Society of Publication Designers is running some of his favorite alt-weekly covers from 2011. (FULL STORY)
SPD.org  |  01-06-2012  5:04 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Atlantic Cities Lists 'Best Oddities From Best Of Issues'new

On the list: The Austin Chronicle, Creative Loafing Atlanta, Gambit, The Memphis Flyer, Miami New Times, Nashville Scene, Providence Phoenix, Riverfront Times, Seattle Weekly, SF Weekly, Westword, and Willamette Week.
Atlantic Cities  |  01-03-2012  2:33 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

2011: Oh, the Stories You've Viewed!

'Tis the season of lists, so let's count down the most-viewed AAN News stories of 2011. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  12-27-2011  11:06 am  |  Honors & Achievements

San Diego CityBeat Columnist Wins Reader's Digest Contestnew

Jim Ruland will receive a $25,000 cash prize and his 150-word short story will be published in Reader's Digest.
San Diego CityBeat  |  11-30-2011  2:09 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

L.A. Weekly Picks Up Several National Entertainment Journalism Awards Nominationsnew

The paper is nominated for best entertainment publication of the year in the L.A. Press Club's National Entertainment Journalism Awards.
L.A. Weekly  |  11-08-2011  2:05 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Former AAN Diversity Grant Recipient Receives U.S. Citizenshipnew

Congo refugee and former Boise Weekly contributor Fidel Nshombo was honored by the mayor of Boise for his accomplishments as a refugee advocate and to commemorate his U.S. citizenship.
Boise Weekly  |  11-01-2011  4:22 pm  |  Honors & Achievements