AAN News

AAN in NOLA: Full Convention Schedule Released

Getting ready for AAN's Convention in New Orleans next month? Be sure to check out the full schedule, detailing the sessions and speakers for all your editorial, design, advertising and online needs. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-27-2011  11:02 am  |  Association News

The Media Oxpecker: Why Groupon Will Collapse Upon Itself

Why is Groupon promoting Alcatraz tours that don't exist? What search engine are The Youngs favoring this week? And why does Newsweek have four weeks of darkness planned for this summer? READ ON! (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-17-2011  12:55 pm  |  Media Roundup

The Shuffle: Tales From A Promiscuous Labor Pool

As the official start of summer approaches, mastheads across AAN Nation have undergone plenty of change over the past three months. Here's your handy guide to who's in, and who's out, for now. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-17-2011  5:00 pm  |  Industry News

Free Webinar: New Mobile Trends and Disruptive Technologies

AAN is offering a free webinar on Thursday, June 2, to keep you ahead of new products that are going to hit in the next 12 - 24 months. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-31-2011  11:35 am  |  Association News

Seriously, the AAN Convention Early Discount Ends Today

We're not kidding. Today is absolutely the last day to get the early registration discount for AAN's Annual Convention in New Orleans. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-27-2011  2:35 pm  |  Association News

Newspaper Classifieds In Today’s Media Landscape

As an industry leader in self-serve classifieds with years of experience at solving newspaper challenges through innovative technology, AdPerfect is offering a free white paper, Making the Transition: Newspaper Classifieds in Today's Media Landscape. (FULL STORY)
AdPerfect  |  05-24-2011  6:02 pm  |  Press Releases

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Fake study, real impact.
Reason.com  |  05-23-2011  3:10 pm  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Facebook Slips A Shiv Into Groupon

This week: Facebook launches its Daily Deal program in five cities, why newspaper ad revenue won't rebound anytime soon, and Jack Shafer's response to Arthur "Shiv" Brisbane. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-29-2011  1:31 pm  |  Media Roundup

Revamped Diversity Committee Accepting Grants on a Rolling Basis

AAN's Diversity Committee is continuing its work to make alt-weeklies more diverse as it tries to move the panel's mission beyond editorial and reconfigures the process for applying for Diversity Grants. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-14-2011  8:10 am  |  Association News

Registration Now Open for Annual Convention in New Orleans

On July 21 through 23, industry leaders from all over will descend on New Orleans to share knowledge, network and enjoy the Big Easy as the 34th annual AAN Convention comes to town. Want to join them? Register today to take advantage of unbeatable early bird rates that are only available for a short time. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-13-2011  1:28 pm  |  Association News

AAN Offers Webinar on Monetizing Digital Sales

Bryan Quinn and Andy Levi of Cox Digital Solutions will share their recent research and knowledge with regards to digital ad sales trends and best practices during a free webinar for AAN members, taking place on March 31. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  03-28-2011  10:00 am  |  Association News

The Media Oxpecker: Paywall Edition

Breaking down the breakdowns of the NYT paywall, a small business owner's Groupon nightmare, and much, much more in this week's media roundup. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  03-18-2011  2:00 pm  |  Media Roundup

Save the Date: AAN's Annual Convention, July 21–23rd in New Orleans

Save the date for the 2011 AltWeeklies Annual Convention, July 21–23rd at the Ritz Carlton in New Orleans, hosted by Gambit. For $499, AAN member publications can bring their entire staff to New Orleans, reward them for their hard work and fill their heads with information and inspiration. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  03-07-2011  4:15 pm  |  Association News

Bay Guardian, SF Weekly Reach Settlement

With minimal fanfare, the San Francisco Bay Guardian and SF Weekly both announced today that the two parties have "settled their differences on mutually acceptable terms." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-03-2011  4:28 pm  |  Legal News  |  Comments (2)

Justin Bieber iPad LeBron WikiLeaks Gawker: Are You Maximizing Your SEO?

Search Engine Optimization is just one of the many sessions planned for AAN's Web Conference in San Francisco. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  12-15-2010  3:15 pm  |  Association News