AAN News

Dodge Morgan, Owner of Two Former AAN Papers, Dies at 78new

Morgan owned the Maine Times and Casco Bay Weekly, both of which are now defunct.
Portland Press Herald  |  09-21-2010  12:34 pm  |  Industry News

Memoir of Maine Times Cofounder Is Published Posthumouslynew

Peter W. Cox's book, "Journalism Matters," was brought out by Tilbury House in February. Cox, who acted as publisher of the small alternative paper he co-founded, did much of the work for which the editor, the late John Cole, gets credit, writes Sam Pfeifle in The Portland Phoenix. Pfeifle describes Cox as a proud man who "was fiercely independent, and would not bend his integrity, but he was open and honest, and always accountable to his readers."
The Portland Phoenix  |  04-01-2005  12:54 pm  |  Industry News

Former Maine Times Owner Sued for Severance Paynew

Bradford W. Ketchum Jr., last editor of the defunct Maine Times magazine, is suing owner Christopher Hutchins for severance pay, reports Bangor Daily News. Maine Times was originally a weekly newspaper and was a member of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, hosting the association's 1987 convention. In mid-2002, Hutchins closed the paper and revamped it as a monthly magazine, hiring Ketchum as editor at a yearly salary of $120,000. According to Bangor Daily News, Ketchum asked for and received a letter that stated he would receive one year's severance pay if his employment were terminated. In January 2004, all Maine Times staffers abruptly lost their jobs when Hutchins told them that publication would cease immediately.
Bangor Daily News  |  11-09-2004  11:39 am  |  Industry News

Maine Times Closes Shop

Fate Sealed By Bad Business Model and Loss of Editorial Focus. (FULL STORY)
Cory Zurowski  |  02-24-1999  11:51 am  |  Industry News

Maine Times Drops AAN Membership

Publisher Cites Lack of Commonality with Other Member Papers. (FULL STORY)
Cory Zurowski  |  07-22-1998  11:51 am  |  Association News