AAN News

The Media Oxpecker: When Hyperlocal Doesn't Add Up

Why hyperlocal from the top-down won't succeed, but smaller, specialized publications will. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-29-2012  2:08 pm  |  Media Roundup

Seattle Weekly Goes Kindlenew

Seattle Weekly is allowing readers to subscribe on their Kindle devices for a monthly fee.
Seattle Weekly  |  03-08-2012  10:49 am  |  Industry News

Birmingham Weekly to Publish Every 10 Daysnew

Birmingham Weekly will publish every 10 days rather than every 7 days. Owner Stephen Humphreys plans to devote more attention to hosting events at the paper's new office.
The Birmingham News  |  02-29-2012  8:55 am  |  Industry News

Meijer Stores Delay Removal of Newspaper Racksnew

Meijer will delay the removal of its free publication racks from the Lansing market until March 15, reports City Pulse.
City Pulse  |  02-24-2012  2:20 pm  |  Industry News

Mich. Grocery Chain To Remove Free Publications From Storesnew

Lansing's City Pulse stands to lose 15 percent of its total distribution.
City Pulse  |  02-16-2012  11:04 am  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Return of the Buyouts

Washington Post employees face another round of buyouts. Gannett employees over the age of 56 are encouraged to retire early. And a pioneering citizen journalism site closes up shop. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-10-2012  1:38 pm  |  Media Roundup

Seattle Weekly Launches Kindle Version of Music Magnew

Seattle Weekly's music magazine Reverb Monthly is now available on the Kindle and Kindle Fire.
Seattle Weekly  |  01-03-2012  1:07 pm  |  Industry News

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

AAN Papers Donated to Occupy DC Library

The "Peoples' Library" at Occupy DC has a new addition to its collection: A selection of newspapers from the Association of Alternative Newsmedia. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  12-09-2011  5:43 pm  |  Association News

Seattle Weekly's War Obituaries Issue Displayed at Veteran's Day Paradenew

Vietnam vet says he takes copies with him to high schools when military recruiters show up and drops the paper on their tables.
Seattle Weekly  |  11-11-2011  2:00 pm  |  Industry News

Artvoice Disappears From Gov't Building Week Before Electionnew

200 copies of Artvoice mysteriously disappeared from a government building last week, the same week the paper ran a cover story on Erie County Executive Chris Collins.
Artvoice  |  11-10-2011  4:44 pm  |  Industry News

Grocery Chain Reverses Decision to Remove Shepherd Express From Stores

Over 1,000 readers contacted Roundy's Supermarkets after the company asked Shepherd Express to remove its newspapers from Pick 'n Save stores. (FULL STORY)
Shepherd Express  |  11-10-2011  1:24 pm  |  Industry News

San Francisco "Butt Guardians" Steal the Show at Nude-Innew

San Francisco Bay Guardian tells residents, "If you go bare, put 'er there."
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  09-29-2011  2:09 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Weekly Alibi's Newspaper Boxes Get Makeovernew

Albuquerque artists showered the Weekly Alibi with sketches and digital renderings of how they'd redesign the paper's distribution boxes.
Weekly Alibi  |  08-29-2011  11:00 am  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: The Belt-Tightening Continues

In the wake of this week's layoffs at Slate, is it time to reconsider its general interest model? Are Groupon's flaws the result of poor management, or are they more systemic? And can you tell the difference between the social media guidelines of the U.S. Army and ESPN? A pop quiz awaits! (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-26-2011  2:12 pm  |  Media Roundup