AAN News

Seattle Weekly Newspaper Boxes Get Black, White, Blue, Yellow and Red All Overnew

Thirty of Seattle Weekly's newspaper boxes were recently transformed into works of art by local artists.
Seattle Weekly  |  06-17-2011  3:45 pm  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: How Long Will the AOL/HuffPo Cash Spigot Stay Open?

Can AOL's Tim Armstrong continue to "make it rain" for Arianna? Does using "Read It Later" apps constitute theft?? And who has Groupon offended this week??? READ ON. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-10-2011  2:24 pm  |  Media Roundup

JH Weekly Unveils 'Cool and Provocative' Cover Redesign

JH Weekly has revamped its cover, putting out a product that it says will communicate four main ideas — Cool, Valid, Essential and Provocative — to its audience in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The redesign effort was led by Kat Topaz of Topaz Design. (FULL STORY)
JH Weekly  |  06-01-2011  2:45 pm  |  Industry 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

The People Have Spoken: Design Sessions Added to NOLA Convention Program

Ask and you will receive. Due to popular demand from AAN designers, we've added some top-notch design sessions. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-27-2011  8:30 am  |  Association News

Chicago Reader Goes Glossy In Redesignnew

The Chicago Reader will unveil a major redesign of its print edition tomorrow, a makeover that will include a glossy cover and the repositioning of its music section to the back page.
Chicago Tribune  |  04-27-2011  3:43 pm  |  Industry News

Woody Harrelson and NOW Tweak Toronto Mayor on This Week's Cover

Woody Harrelson appears nude on the cover of this week's NOW Magazine, holding only a copy of the now-infamous NOW issue featuring a Photoshopped image of Toronto mayor Rob Ford. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-21-2011  10:33 am  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Copyright Wrong Turns

This week: new adventures in copyright law, Photoshop on your tablet, drama at Twitter, and much more. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-15-2011  12:16 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

Long Island Press 'Dominated' 2010 New York Press Association Awards

The Long Island Press brought home a total of 23 awards at the New York Press Association (NYPA)'s 2010 Better Newspaper Contest when winners were announced last weekend. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-13-2011  9:11 am  |  Honors & Achievements

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

NOW Gets Playful, Asks Readers to 'Frock Ford'

Following the recent dustup over its Photoshopped images of Toronto mayor Rob Ford, NOW Magazine last week launched a contest asking readers to "Frock Ford" themselves. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-12-2011  10:09 am  |  Industry News

Monday Magazine to Unveil New Look April 14

The 35-year-old alt-weekly based in Victoria, British Columbia says its redesign debuting this week will "shak[e] off the dust to deliver a crisp, new design and updated content that better reflects its role as Victoria's alternative voice." (FULL STORY)
Monday Magazine Press Release  |  04-11-2011  8:59 am  |  Press Releases

Cartoonist Ward Sutton's Village Voice Cover Called a 'Glorious Menagerie of Mashups'

The Village Voice released its Comics Issue this week, with an inventive and eye-catching cover done by longtime alt-cartoonist Ward Sutton. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-06-2011  8:23 am  |  Industry News

UPDATE: NOW Considering Legal Action Against Toronto Mayor's Officenew

NOW Magazine editor and publisher Michael Hollett says the paper is considering legal action against the office of Toronto mayor Rob Ford following last week's directive to remove copies of NOW from City Hall.
CBC News  |  04-05-2011  9:36 am  |  Industry News