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Voice Media Group Hires Scott Foundas as New York-Based Film Writer

Foundas' film reviews and features will appear across Voice Media Group's print publications, websites and mobile platforms. (FULL STORY)
Voice Media Group  |  10-31-2012  11:00 am  |  Press Releases

Village Voice Media Holding’s 13 Alternative Newsweeklies Sold to Newly Formed Voice Media Group

Today is a good day for the future of alternative newsmedia, thanks to a shrewd business move by the newly-created Voice Media Group, headed by Scott Tobias. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  09-24-2012  8:26 am  |  Industry News

Village Voice Lays Off Three Staff Writersnew

The New York Observer reports that Steven Thrasher, Camille Dodero, and Victoria Bekiempis have been let go today.
New York Observer  |  08-17-2012  5:39 pm  |  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

Village Voice Media Releases True-Crime eBook

'Seven Sins: An Anthology of True Crime Stories from Village Voice Media,' pulls together some of VVM's most gripping recent true-crime reporting. (FULL STORY)
Village Voice Media  |  05-23-2012  12:30 pm  |  Press Releases

Village Voice Media Partners With Ticketing, Ad Management Services

Village Voice Media has partnered with TicketFly, a national ticketing provider, and Lineup Systems, an international ad management company. (FULL STORY)
Village Voice Media  |  03-23-2012  1:27 pm  |  Industry News

Village Voice Media Responds to Nick Kristofnew

Nicholas D. Kristof was wrong about the most devastating fact in his Sunday column in The New York Times regarding Backpage.com, says Village Voice Media.
Village Voice Media  |  03-21-2012  10:46 am  |  Industry News

Elizabeth McDougall Joins VVM as General Counsel

Village Voice Media announced today that Elizabeth L. McDougall has been named its general counsel. (FULL STORY)
Village Voice Media  |  02-29-2012  10:38 am  |  Press Releases

Village Voice Media Offers Digital Fellowships for Minority Journalists

Village Voice Media, in conjunction with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, is offering an intensive, eight-week, paid summer fellowship for minority students concentrating on web and digital media. (FULL STORY)
Village Voice Media  |  12-05-2011  11:10 am  |  Press Releases

Village Voice Media's Bill Jensen Departs to Buzz Media

Village Voice Media director of new media Bill Jensen is leaving for Buzz Media in Los Angeles, where he will become the vice president/general manager for music. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-11-2011  2:32 pm  |  Industry News

Village Voice Media Responds to Religious Coalition

A coalition of 36 clergy members placed a full-page ad in The New York Times demanding the closure of the Backpage.com adult classified section. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-26-2011  11:30 am  |  Industry News

Village Voice Media Cuts Editorial Staff, Cites Economic Challenges

Editorial staffers at City Pages (Twin Cities), Dallas Observer, OC Weekly, Seattle Weekly, and SF Weekly are hit. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  09-28-2011  12:53 pm  |  Industry News

VVM's Michael Lacey Wins Clarion Awardnew

The Association for Women in Communications has awarded Village Voice Media executive editor Michael Lacey with the 2011 Clarion Award for newspaper feature writing.
Village Voice Media  |  08-25-2011  5:09 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

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

Demand Media Buys IndieClick, Will Sell Web Ads for Village Voice Medianew

Content company Demand Media's recently bought ad startup IndieClick Media and will soon sell advertising for Village Voice Media as a result.
Ad Age  |  08-10-2011  12:31 pm  |  Industry News