AAN News

Miami New Times Denies MLB Request for Recordsnew

Editor Chuck Strouse says the paper will not give Major League Baseball access to records from an anti-aging clinic which allegedly supplied several players with performance-enhancing drugs.
Miami New Times  |  03-13-2013  9:21 am  |  Industry News

#AANDigital: Alternative Newsmedia Uniquely Positioned to Leverage Community Trust Into Digital Revenue

At the AAN Digital Conference in San Francisco, one message was loud and clear: With a strong and distinct voice that daily newspapers can't replicate, and years' worth of hard-earned community trust that the fly-by-night "hyperlocal" networks can't buy, the local alt-weekly has major advantages over its competitors in the battle for digital dollars. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-29-2013  5:00 pm  |  Conference News

W. Kim Heron Leaving as Editor of Detroit's Metro Times

Heron, who was named managing editor in 1997 and editor in 2006, is stepping down to become a writer for the Kresge Foundation. (FULL STORY)
Metro Times  |  11-28-2012  11:00 am  |  Press Releases

Las Vegas CityLife Editor Scott Dickensheets Takes Over as AAN Editorial Chair

The 10-year alt-weekly veteran will lead AAN's Editorial Committee, which oversees the annual AltWeekly Awards, the editorial programming for AAN conferences, and the organization's various story-sharing projects. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-26-2012  3:38 pm  |  Association News

Tucson Weekly Taps Dan Gibson as Editor

Gibson will succeed longtime editor Jimmy Boegle, who is stepping down December 31. (FULL STORY)
Tucson Weekly  |  11-26-2012  1:49 pm  |  Industry News

D.C. Braces for AAN Writers and Designers Workshop, Nov. 15-17

The annual gathering is an all-new beast this year. Register by Wed., November 7 for the member rate of $99 per person. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-31-2012  5:00 pm  |  Conference News

Creative Loafing Atlanta Editor Eric Celeste Signs Offnew

Eric Celeste departs after one year at the helm.
Creative Loafing  |  10-10-2012  12:46 pm  |  Industry News

Metro Silicon Valley Investigation Leads to Inquiry Against Top County Officialnew

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa is under investigation for failure to file campaign disclosure forms.
San Jose Inside  |  10-05-2012  5:15 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Colorado Springs Independent Taps Kirk Woundy as Editornew

Woundy moves up from the managing editor position to replace Ralph Routon, who will remain as executive editor.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  10-04-2012  10:00 am  |  Industry News

Missoula Independent Announces Editorial Staff Changes, Website Redesign

Skylar Browning has been named executive editor following the departure of Robert Meyerowitz, who recently resigned to focus on his own writing projects. (FULL STORY)
Missoula Independent  |  10-01-2012  12:00 pm  |  Press Releases

Isthmus Collects Personal Stories of City Residents with Social Media

Isthmus recently launched a social media project that collected photos, tweets and videos from readers in an effort to capture "a day in the life of Madison." (FULL STORY)
Isthmus  |  09-25-2012  5:44 pm  |  Industry News

Ohio Alt-Weeklies Win SPJ Awardsnew

Cincinnati CityBeat, Cleveland Scene and The Other Paper each received nods from the local chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists.
spjawards.org  |  09-10-2012  4:55 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Long Island Press Has New Editornew

Long-time staffer Christopher Twarowski succeeds former editor Michael Patrick Nelson.
Long Island Press  |  08-27-2012  12:28 pm  |  Industry News

Boston Phoenix Lays Off Five, Will Relaunch As Glossynew

The Boston Phoenix will combine with Stuff Magazine and relaunch as a weekly glossy called The Phoenix.
Boston Business Journal  |  08-02-2012  7:35 am  |  Industry News

Creative Commons FTW: How Alt-Weeklies Are Using ProPublica Content For Free

Did you know that you can reprint ProPublica stories in your paper or website free of charge? (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-31-2012  3:30 pm  |  Tips and Tools