AAN News

Santa Fe Reporter: 'Seriously, Stop Stealing Our Papers'new

After hundreds of copies of the Santa Fe Reporter were stolen from newsstands last week, editor Alexa Schirtzinger struck back with a cover story on media censorship.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  04-11-2013  1:09 pm  |  Industry News

Alt-Weeklies Are Dead; Long Live Alt-Weeklies

Yes, the alternative weekly of yesterday is toast. At least it should be if the alt-weekly business is going to survive. (FULL STORY)
State of the Alternative News Media  |  03-26-2013  8:00 am  |  Industry News

Print Readership of the Chicago Reader ... Rising?new

While its print run has remained the same, print readership of the Chicago Reader has grown by 38 percent since 2010.
Chicago Reader  |  03-21-2013  3:05 pm  |  Industry News

HuffPost Cites Success of Smaller Alt-Weekliesnew

Former L.A. Weekly publisher Michael Sigman says that while the closure of the Boston Phoenix was a shock to the system, smaller-market alt-weeklies "have become innovators in finding non-advertiser revenue."
Huffington Post  |  03-21-2013  6:19 pm  |  Industry News

Can Alt-Weeklies Leverage Local Business Relationships to Connect Online?new

AAN executive director Tiffany Shackelford spoke to Street Fight recently about how alt-weeklies can evolve their strategic thinking.
Street Fight  |  03-18-2013  11:38 am  |  Industry News

Monterey County Weekly Goes Guerrilla for 'Best of' Video

The Monterey County Weekly 'Best of' edition clocked in at "152-pages of sheer awesomeness." (FULL STORY)
Monterey County Weekly  |  03-15-2013  5:05 pm  |  Industry News

Boston Phoenix to Close

This week's print edition of the Boston Phoenix will be its last, and as of next week its online operation will also close. The Portland Phoenix and Providence Phoenix will fight on. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  03-14-2013  2:46 pm  |  Industry News

Miami New Times Denies MLB Request for Recordsnew

Editor Chuck Strouse says the paper will not give Major League Baseball access to records from an anti-aging clinic which allegedly supplied several players with performance-enhancing drugs.
Miami New Times  |  03-13-2013  9:21 am  |  Industry News

'I'm Thrilled for the Future of Alt-Weeklies'new

In a chat with the Journalism Accelerator last week, AAN Executive Director Tiffany Shackelford talked about the future of alt-weeklies and the return to all things local.
Journalism Accelerator  |  03-04-2013  11:28 am  |  Industry News

Public-Records Fight Continues Between the Santa Fe Reporter and New Mexico Gov. Susana Martineznew

The latest round of wrangling over a public-records complaint the Santa Fe Reporter filed last year may have serious implications for transparency in New Mexico.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  02-27-2013  2:41 pm  |  Industry News

Maui Time Editor Releases Noir-Themed Nonfiction Collection

'Stealing Cars With The Pros' is a collection of noir-themed nonfiction from Anthony Pigataro's time at OC Weekly and Maui Time. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-27-2013  2:20 pm  |  Industry News

Free Webinars for Financial Managers Provided by Aysling

Aysling is offering a series of free webinars which detail the costs to install and maintain widely-used systems such as WoodWing's Enterprise System, Elvis DAM, and Adobe DPS. (FULL STORY)
Aysling  |  02-27-2013  11:30 am  |  Industry News

Folio Weekly Launches New Websitenew

Jacksonville's Folio Weekly has launched a revamped website complete with a new logo and new features to encourage reader engagement.
Folio Weekly  |  02-21-2013  4:15 pm  |  Industry News

Are Private Email Accounts Subject to Public Records Requests?new

The Santa Fe Reporter tests New Mexico's freedom of information law.
Columbia Journalism Review  |  02-15-2013  3:00 pm  |  Industry News

Dogged Reporter Dave Maass Leaves San Diego CityBeat, City Council Rejoices

San Diego City Council declares "Dave Maass Day" in honor of his journalism work and "endless Public Records Act Requests." (FULL STORY)
San Diego CityBeat  |  02-15-2013  4:50 pm  |  Industry News