AAN 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

Seven Days Launches Mobile Listings App for Touristsnew

Seven Days is targeting Vermont tourists with its new mobile app, BurlApp, which features listings for restaurants, lodgings, and other attractions.
NetNewsCheck  |  12-18-2012  9:55 am  |  Industry News

C-Ville Website Redesign Breaks From Packnew

C-Ville Weekly saw that the websites of its peers were filled with design flaws that kept users from finding their best content, which spurred editors to break from the pack and convince skeptical ownership to make a significant investment in improving its digital platform and emphasizing online content.
NetNewsCheck  |  10-11-2012  2:34 pm  |  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

Webinar: Create Apps that Give Back with Publish88

Join Publish88 for the webinar "Apps that Give Back" Friday, Oct. 5. at 2 p.m., Eastern time, and learn how to grow circulation and revenues while strengthening your mobile strategy using its web and mobile platforms. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  09-29-2012  4:10 am  |  Tips and Tools

Learn to Make Beautiful Data Maps with MapBox's Webinar

Join data analyst Dave Johnson of MapBox Thursday at 2 p.m., Eastern time, for a 90 minute webinar that will walk you through common use cases for web maps, and how to make your data geographic. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  09-26-2012  2:35 pm  |  Association News

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

Webinar: Boost Your Digital Revenues with Care2

You're invited to a free webinar on Thursday, Sept. 20th at 2 p.m. EDT to learn about Care2's "Take Action Platform." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  09-18-2012  12:58 pm  |  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

5 Free Online Tools Reporters Should Know About

Free and easy-to-use digital tools to enhance your reporting. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-17-2012  1:42 pm  |  Tips and Tools

Webinar: ePublishing with Olive Software

Join us on Thursday, July 26 for a webinar with Olive Software, a leading provider of digital edition and digital archiving solutions for the publishing industry. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-17-2012  2:30 pm  |  Association News

Sex, Lies and Suicide: What's Wrong with the War on Sex Traffickingnew

The anti-sex trafficking movement shows an alarming lack of understanding of how the internet works. We are fighting a war that can't be won online. There is a better way – if we embrace technology instead of running from it.
Forbes  |  07-10-2012  10:00 am  |  Industry News

Boston's Weekly Dig Adds Streaming Music Playernew

DigRadio features six channels highlighting local bands.
digboston.com  |  07-02-2012  4:15 pm  |  Industry 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