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Arkansas Times Finds Its Food & Farm Nichenew

Arkansas Food & Farm is a journalistic spin on the "buy local" movement that's designed to connect buyers, mainly restaurants, grocers and consumers, with specialty crop providers.
NetNewsCheck  |  06-17-2014  9:00 am  |  Industry News

Charleston City Paper Founding Editor Stephanie Barna Retiresnew

After 17 years in charge of the Charleston City Paper's editorial department, editor in chief Stephanie Barna has retired from the paper. She co-founded the paper with her husband Blair and business partner Noel Mermer in 1997.
Charleston City Paper  |  06-02-2014  3:00 pm  |  Industry News

Orlando Weekly Expands Restaurant Weeknew

Previously called Orlando Restaurant Week, the 2014 restaurant promotion will be known as Bite:30 and will last 30 days.
Orlando Weekly  |  05-14-2014  3:30 pm  |  Industry News

Todd Vogt Likely to Sell SF Weekly, Bay Guardiannew

In an "all-hands meeting," San Francisco Print Media Company president Todd Vogt told the assembled workforces of the SF Weekly, Bay Guardian, Examiner, and Bay Area Reporter that he's heavily leaning toward selling his share of their papers' parent company to his partners, Oahu Press, Inc.
SF Weekly  |  05-07-2014  3:40 pm  |  Industry News

Metro Times Announces Merger With Real Detroit Weeklynew

The new company will maintain the Metro Times name. Owner and publisher of Real Detroit Weekly, John Badanjek, will serve as president of events of the newly formed media company alongside Chris Keating, publisher of the Metro Times.
Metro Times  |  05-06-2014  10:30 am  |  Industry News


Watch what really happened when Willamette Week kicked a U.S. Senate candidate out of its offices.
Willamette Week  |  05-03-2014  10:00 am  |  Industry News

Today Show Claims 'Exclusive' on Story Riverfront Times Broke Last Yearnew

Matt Lauer takes credit for Jessica Lussenhop's Sept. 2013 story on a Missouri man who was incarcerated 13 years late because of an administrative error.
Romenesko  |  05-02-2014  2:00 pm  |  Industry News

LEO Weekly Sold to Local Ownership Groupnew

SouthComm has reached an agreement to sell the Louisville alt-weekly to a group of investors led by Aaron Yarmuth, son of the paper's founder John Yarmuth.
LEO Weekly  |  04-30-2014  11:00 am  |  Industry News

Format Busting: How Washington City Paper Creates an Engaging Newspaper

Washington City Paper designers Carey Jordan and Jandos Rothstein discuss the work that led to being a runner-up for "World's Best Designed Newspaper" from the Society for News Design. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-21-2014  3:30 pm  |  Industry News

SF Confidential: Todd Vogt on Owning Two Alt-Weeklies in the Same City

"Somebody had to buy the Guardian because the Guardian wasn't going to survive." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-21-2014  11:00 am  |  Industry News

Tucson Weekly Sold to 10/13 Communicationsnew

Wick Communications has agreed to sell Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business to 10/13 Communications.
East Valley Tribune  |  04-18-2014  3:00 pm  |  Industry News

Metro Newspapers Acquires Good Times Santa Cruznew

Santa Cruz Weekly will be merged with Good Times. The deal also includes three daily newspapers.
Silicon Valley Business Journal  |  04-01-2014  2:30 pm  |  Industry News

All Things Local: It's the Alt-Weeklies, Stupid

Many thinky pieces about the state of journalism and newspapers skip over an entire – and entirely local – industry that thrives on local. Psst! It's alt-weeklies. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  03-28-2014  3:25 pm  |  Industry News

An Open Letter to the Guy Who Owns Snapchat and Other Hip Wealthy People

Alt-weeklies are still a darn good value in today's media market. Here's why. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  03-20-2014  11:30 am  |  Industry News

The Atlantic Praises Boise Weekly's Ag-Gag Reportingnew

Boise Weekly has been doggedly covering the issues of food safety and animal treatment in Idaho agricultural for years before "ag-gag" started grabbing headlines, and The Atlantic has taken notice.
Boise Weekly  |  03-20-2014  1:00 pm  |  Industry News