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Alt-Weeklies Win Several Association of Food Journalists Awards

Creative Loafing Atlanta, Houston Press, Independent Weekly, L.A. Weekly, Phoenix New Times, and The Village Voice were among the honorees. (FULL STORY)
AFJ  |  09-06-2012  4:50 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Court Allows Phoenix New Times Owners to Sue Sheriff Arpaio for 2007 Arrestnew

The ruling overturns a lower court ruling granting Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio qualified immunity.
Bloomberg  |  08-29-2012  5:14 pm  |  Legal News

Three VVM Publications Pick Up Maggie Awardsnew

Houston Press, L.A. Weekly, and Phoenix New Times each came out as winners in the Western Publishing Association's Maggie Awards.
Village Voice Media  |  05-02-2012  5:20 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Court Will Rehear Phoenix New Times Lawsuit Against Joe Arpaionew

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it will rehear Phoenix New Times' lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Phoenix New Times  |  11-14-2011  11:18 am  |  Legal 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

Best of the West 2011 Honors Seven Altsnew

The recent Best of the West journalism contest honored several alt-weeklies, including the Houston Press, Phoenix New Times, SF Weekly and Denver's Westword, which each picked up first-place honors.
The Best of the West  |  06-22-2011  4:06 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Sarah Fenske Named Livingston Award Winnernew

Riverfront Times managing editor Sarah Fenske has been named as one of four Livingston Award winners — and the recipient of a $10,000 prize — for a 2010 Phoenix New Times investigative piece.
Romenesko  |  06-07-2011  2:56 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Phoenix New Times, Tucson Weekly Win Big at Arizona Press Club Awards

Phoenix New Times received forty awards, fourteen of those for first-place, while Tucson Weekly took home seven honors, six of those for first-place. (FULL STORY)
Arizona Press Club  |  06-07-2011  1:43 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Three Alt-Weekly Writers Are Livingston Finalistsnew

Among the finalists are Sarah Fenske for her work that appeared in Phoenix New Times, former Riverfront Times writer Kristen Hinman, and SF Weekly staff writer Peter Jamison.
The Livingston Awards  |  05-02-2011  4:11 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Six Alt-Weekly Stories Named IRE Finalists

Stories from five AAN-member papers and one series that ran in several papers have been named finalists in this year's Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) journalism contest. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-11-2011  9:06 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Phoenix New Times Story Leads to Scrutiny of Ariz. Deputynew

The story cast doubts on Arizona sheriff's deputy Louie Puroll's claim that he was shot by drug smugglers.
ABC News  |  09-30-2010  11:01 am  |  Industry News

VVM Executive Discusses Trademark Protection Suits

In a conversation with AAN, VVM Executive Vice President Scott Spear addressed the use of lawsuits in order to protect the company's registered trademarks. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  09-20-2010  4:46 pm  |  Legal News

Phoenix New Times Files Another Lawsuitnew

Just four days after filing a federal lawsuit against a former employee, Phoenix New Times has turned its attention to the owner of another "Best Of Phoenix" website.
Heat City  |  09-13-2010  3:00 pm  |  Legal News

Phoenix New Times Sues Former Employeenew

Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media have filed suit against Ty Liebig, a former staffer, for trademark infringement.
Heat City  |  09-08-2010  12:39 pm  |  Legal News

Mike Lacey, Phoenix New Times Honored By SPJnew

The national Society of Professional Journalists has named Michael Lacey, Stephen Lemons and Paul Rubin as recipients of the New America Award for a series that ran in Phoenix New Times.
Society of Professional Journalists  |  09-01-2010  12:11 pm  |  Honors & Achievements