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Free Webinar: Generating Revenue with Online Contests & Promotions

AAN is offering a free webinar on August 25, "Winning With Contests," which will show you how to generate revenue and online traffic with online contests and promotions. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-18-2011  5:11 pm  |  Industry News

Judge Dismisses Sex Trafficking Lawsuit Against Village Voice Medianew

A federal judge in St. Louis dismissed the suit brought by a teenage sex trafficking victim, affirming that websites cannot be held liable for content posted by users.
Missouri Lawyers Media Blog  |  08-17-2011  4:48 pm  |  Legal News

The Media Oxpecker: The Tragic, Untimely Death of Groupon's Adjusted CSOI

Groupon's adjusted CSOI is officially out. AOL's inexpensive shares are surprisingly in. And Gannett makes a bid to be next season's "it" brand. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-12-2011  3:30 pm  |  Media Roundup

The Big Deal: How Alts Are Responding to the Online Coupon Trend

A new day, a new daily deal site; Groupon, LivingSocial, BuyWithMe, Woot -- and probably 15 more since the start of this sentence. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-11-2011  11:00 am  |  Industry News

Tackling the Tablet: Advice from Three Early Adopters

With custom tablet publishing now the talk of the digital journalism world, we catch up with three AAN members -- NOW Magazine, Gambit and Colorado Springs Independent -- that have already unveiled apps for iPad and other e-readers to find out what they've learned. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-08-2011  10:48 am  |  Industry 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

Let AAN's Advertising Workshop Bring You Into The Future

In an industry where change is the only constant, sales teams can learn how to stay ahead of the curve with the Advertising Workshop on Thursday, July 21, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm at the AAN Convention in New Orleans. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  07-15-2011  12:04 pm  |  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

Postmedia Community Publishing Sees Ten-Fold Revenue Jump With New AdPerfect-Powered Classified Site

Postmedia Community Publishing sees revenue quickly increase upon launching AdPerfect’s Classified Marketplace Solutions across all twelve community newspapers. (FULL STORY)
AdPerfect  |  06-21-2011  5:36 pm  |  Press Releases

The Media Oxpecker: Why Groupon Will Collapse Upon Itself

Why is Groupon promoting Alcatraz tours that don't exist? What search engine are The Youngs favoring this week? And why does Newsweek have four weeks of darkness planned for this summer? READ ON! (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-17-2011  12:55 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

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

The Media Oxpecker: We Won't Have Keller To Kick Around Anymore

PBS gets hacked, Groupon and Expedia join in an unholy alliance, and the originator of the phrase "media oxpecker" rides off into the nostalgic sunset. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-03-2011  4:08 pm  |  Media Roundup

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 Media Oxpecker: Fear of a Tech-Savvy Planet

This week: Twitter is making us stupid, major news orgs don't believe in linking out, and the journalistic era of Friends in Low Places. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-20-2011  1:42 pm  |  Media Roundup