AAN News

The Media Oxpecker: Twitter's 'Absolutely Filthy Bathroom Wall'

Google News gets (kinda) human while Google+ piles on the users, the problem with promoted tweets, and building "a newsroom time machine." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-05-2011  11:00 am  |  Media Roundup

Society of Publication Designers Launches iPad Appnew

The Society of Publication Designers has released an iPad app as "an enhanced companion" to its annual design competition book.
Society of Publication Designers  |  08-01-2011  1:46 pm  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Groupon's Bullshit Accounting

The early success of the New York Times paywall, Groupon's "bullshit accounting" principles, and Gannett makes a play for the daily deal space. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-29-2011  3:23 pm  |  Media Roundup

Speaking Truth To Power at the 2011 AAN Convention

At the 34th annual AAN Convention in New Orleans, AAN members rebuilt relationships, formed new ones, learned about new technology, and shared their perspectives on where the alternative press is headed. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-28-2011  10:00 am  |  Association News

AAN Convention Day 2: Saints, Sinners and Winners

Only the second day of the convention and already attendees have taken to the culture of New Orleans. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-22-2011  11:48 pm  |  Association News

2011 AltWeekly Awards Winners Announced

Miami New Times, Nashville Scene, and The Village Voice led the pack of winners with three awards each. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-22-2011  5:30 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

AAN 2011 Convention Warms Up, Literally

The 34th annual AAN Convention is finally here and in full effect. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-21-2011  8:41 pm  |  Association News

The Media Oxpecker: The Week HuffPo Became Self-Aware

This week: HuffPo's hypocrisy, social media best practices, and putting QR codes to use. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-15-2011  1:51 pm  |  Media Roundup

Interactive Workshops by Society of News Design Will Blow Your Mind

Learn innovative ways to catch a reader's eye with the Design Workshop presented by the Society of News Design on Thursday, July 21, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm at the AAN Convention in New Orleans. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-12-2011  5:52 pm  |  Association News

The Media Oxpecker: 'Reverse Ferret' Edition

The AP warns reporters not to act like human beings on social media. Patch stretches its definition of what qualifies as hyperlocal. And the Business Insider unveils a novel way to deal with unruly commenters. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-08-2011  3:22 pm  |  Media Roundup

Charleston City Paper Web Editor Raising Funds to Teach Photography in Haitinew

Joshua Curry is trying to raise $3,100 to cover travel expenses and pay for three Haitian children to attend a photography camp.
Charleston City Paper  |  07-07-2011  4:29 pm  |  Industry News

2011 AltWeekly Awards Finalists Announced

The final rankings of the winners will be revealed on July 22 at a reception in New Orleans during AAN's 34th Annual Convention. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-05-2011  12:25 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

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: Gannett's Tide of Red Ink Spares No Victims

This week: Gannett lays off 700 employees and shutters money-losing alt-weekly wannabes. AOL considers charging users for content. And get ready for the "Reverse Groupon." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-24-2011  4:31 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