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

Portico Sells Columbia Free Timesnew

The South Carolina alt-weekly has been acquired by Resorts Media LLC, a company founded by news industry veteran Charlie Nutt.
The State  |  12-20-2012  11:49 am  |  Industry News

Management Webinar: How To Increase The Return On Investment From Your People

Join us on November 29 for a webinar on how to measure the value of employee knowledge. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-20-2012  1:50 pm  |  Association News

Voice Media Group Settles Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Yelp

Yelp has agreed to stop using Voice Media Group's trademarks and has reverted to the phrase it used before this dispute arose. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-09-2012  7:30 am  |  Legal 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

Steve Schewel Announces Sale of Independent Weekly

The Independent Weekly (Durham, N.C.) and its associated website, indyweek.com, are being sold to Richard Meeker and Mark Zusman. Meeker and Zusman are the owners of City of Roses Newspaper Company which publishes Willamette Week and the Santa Fe Reporter. (FULL STORY)
Independent Weekly  |  08-22-2012  12:50 pm  |  Press Releases

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

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

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

Montreal Mirror Closes Downnew

In a press release, Sun Media Corporation said the current issue of Montreal Mirror will be its last.
Marketwire  |  06-22-2012  2:52 pm  |  Industry News

24 Things We Learned at the 2012 AAN Convention

It's been two weeks since the 2012 AAN Convention in Detroit. So what have we learned? And where do we go from here? (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-22-2012  11:00 am  |  Conference News

New Times Broward-Palm Beach to Merge Editorial Staff With Miami New Timesnew

Miami New Times editor Chuck Strouse will lead both papers. New Times Broward-Palm Beach editor Eric Barton will depart.
South Florida Sun Sentinel  |  06-20-2012  5:52 pm  |  Industry News

'Makeover 2016: Digital or Die' Webinar

If you missed the annual convention in Detroit, now's your chance to see this highly-rated presentation by Peter Conti of Borrell Associates. Reserve your spot for this free webinar which takes place Wednesday, June 27. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-19-2012  9:25 am  |  Industry News

Chicago Reader Sale Finalizednew

Wrapports LLC has closed the deal to purchase the Chicago Reader from Atalaya Capital Management for $3 million.
Chicago Reader  |  05-23-2012  4:57 pm  |  Industry News

Phoenix Media Announces Sale of Boston Radio Station to Clear Channelnew

101.7 WFNX Boston is being sold to Clear Channel pending FCC approval.
Boston Phoenix  |  05-16-2012  1:30 pm  |  Industry News