AAN News

Willamette Week Editor Urges Journalism Students to Rattle Cagesnew

At Arizona State's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Willamette Week editor Mark Zusman shared wisdom gained in the trenches of alternative journalism.
Downtown Devil  |  02-12-2013  1:26 pm  |  Industry News

Miami New Times Considering MLB Request for Documentsnew

The documents were the centerpiece of a January 31 cover story by Tim Elfrink which indicate that several baseball stars have received performance-enhancing drugs from a Miami clinic.
New York Times  |  02-09-2013  12:34 pm  |  Industry News

Boise Weekly Names Zach Hagadone as Editornew

Hagadone replaces longtime editor Rachael Daigle, who departed in October.
Boise Weekly  |  02-07-2013  5:00 pm  |  Industry News

SF Weekly Loses Super Bowl Bet With Baltimore City Papernew

SF Weekly managing editor Brandon Reynolds makes good on bet by penning "An Ode to Baltimore" and posing in Ravens gear.
Baltimore City Paper  |  02-06-2013  4:00 pm  |  Industry News

City of Greensboro Attempts to Stop Distribution of YES! Weeklynew

The City of Greensboro attempted — and failed — to obtain a temporary restraining order against YES! Weekly to stop the distribution of information it says was accidentally given to the paper in public-information requests.
YES! Weekly  |  02-01-2013  4:57 pm  |  Industry News

#AANDigital: Alt Media Mine New Revenue Alternativesnew

Local business directories, online stores, social media management and other digital marketing services for SMBs are among the monetization strategies underway in the alt-weekly industry, which gathered last week in San Francisco for the AAN Digital Conference.
NetNewsCheck  |  01-29-2013  11:46 am  |  Industry News

‘Smart is the New Alternative’new

"There's still a place for a really smart alternative voice on politics, media and the arts," says Dan Kennedy, assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University and former Boston Phoenix media columnist.
NetNewsCheck  |  01-22-2013  3:12 pm  |  Industry News

Here Is What Happens When You Pose in a KKK Robe for a Cover Photonew

"If you ever plan on wearing a Klan robe around Orange County, the first thing you need to know is that the public response to the sight of your ludicrous cone-head will be immediate."
OC Weekly  |  01-17-2013  3:40 pm  |  Industry News

Seattle Weekly Editor Mike Seely Stepping Downnew

Seely is leaving at the end of the month to join ReelWorld, a Seattle-area company that creates jingles and other sound elements for radio stations.
Seattle Weekly  |  01-16-2013  3:53 pm  |  Industry News

Seattle Weekly and SF Weekly Sold in Separate Transactions

Voice Media Group has sold Seattle Weekly to Sound Publishing, a Washington state-based community news group. SF Weekly has been acquired by the San Francisco Newspaper Co., which owns the SF Examiner and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-09-2013  3:08 pm  |  Industry News

The Other Paper To Cease Publicationnew

Columbus, Ohio's The Other Paper will print its final issue on January 31.
The Other Paper  |  01-07-2013  3:57 pm  |  Industry News

Former Weekly Alibi Staffers Launch Nonprofit News Websitenew

Marisa Demarco and Margaret Wright — former editors at Albuquerque's Weekly Alibi — launched the New Mexico Compass last month.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  01-03-2013  4:03 pm  |  Industry News

Portico Sells Columbia Free Timesnew

The South Carolina alt-weekly has been acquired by Resorts Media LLC, a company founded by news industry veteran Charlie Nutt.
The State  |  12-20-2012  11:49 am  |  Industry News

Merchants Protest Mountain Xpress Cover Storynew

Angry business owners said they saw no news value in a recent story which explored the intertwining issues of crime, drugs and gentrification in downtown Asheville, N.C.
Mountain Xpress  |  12-20-2012  3:01 pm  |  Industry News

Seven Days Launches Mobile Listings App for Touristsnew

Seven Days is targeting Vermont tourists with its new mobile app, BurlApp, which features listings for restaurants, lodgings, and other attractions.
NetNewsCheck  |  12-18-2012  9:55 am  |  Industry News