AAN News

Washington City Paper Publisher Amy Austin to Departnew

Austin announced the move in a staff meeting today. She currently serves as Vice President of the AAN Board of Directors.
Washington City Paper  |  05-01-2015  5:00 pm  |  Industry News

Format Busting: How Washington City Paper Creates an Engaging Newspaper

Washington City Paper designers Carey Jordan and Jandos Rothstein discuss the work that led to being a runner-up for "World's Best Designed Newspaper" from the Society for News Design. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-21-2014  3:30 pm  |  Industry News

Washington City Paper Reporter Volunteers as Washington Post Ombudsmannew

Washington City Paper staff writer Will Sommer has named Will Sommer as the next ombudsman of the Washington Post.
Washington City Paper  |  03-04-2013  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

SouthComm Acquires Washington City Paper and Creative Loafing Atlanta

With the transaction, Nashville-based SouthComm now owns eight AAN-member publications, and the New York-based investment firm Atalaya Capital Management exits the alt-weekly business. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-03-2012  4:31 pm  |  Industry News

Michael Schaffer Departs as Editor of Washington City Papernew

Schaffer is joining The New Republic as editorial director. Managing editor Mike Madden will take over as editor at City Paper.
Poynter  |  06-14-2012  2:35 pm  |  Industry News

Creative Loafing Group Announces Company-Wide Pay Cuts, Atlanta Lays Off 4

Salaries at the Chicago Reader, Creative Loafing Atlanta and Washington City Paper will be reduced by 5 percent company-wide. Efforts to sell the chain's remaining papers have stepped up. (FULL STORY)
Creative Loafing, Inc.  |  03-14-2012  5:28 pm  |  Industry News

How Diverse Are Alt-Weekly Feature Writers?new

Shani Hilton takes a look at the gender and racial background of Washington City Paper cover story authors.
Washington City Paper  |  03-05-2012  3:15 pm  |  Industry News

Dan Snyder Drops Lawsuit Against Washington City Papernew

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder had threatened, "the cost of litigation would presumably quickly outstrip the asset value of the Washington City Paper."
Washington City Paper  |  09-10-2011  9:16 pm  |  Legal News

2011 James Beard Award Winners Announced

Three alt-weekly food writers — and one alt-weekly videographer — were named winners of the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards on Friday night. (FULL STORY)
The James Beard Foundation  |  05-10-2011  6:31 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Dan Snyder Defends, Re-Files Lawsuit Against Washington City Papernew

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder re-filed his lawsuit against Washington City Paper in a D.C. court today, nearly three months after it was filed in New York.
Washington City Paper  |  04-26-2011  2:57 pm  |  Legal News

Several Alt-Weekly Writers Are James Beard Finalistsnew

Alt-Weekly writers are well-represented in the list of finalists for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards. Winners will be announced on May 6.
James Beard Foundation  |  03-21-2011  5:25 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Washington City Paper Brings Back Comics

With its March 11 issue, Washington City Paper debuts a comics page, once again making funnies a significant part of the paper’s editorial mix. (FULL STORY)
Washington City Paper  |  03-10-2011  4:56 pm  |  Press Releases

Washington City Paper Raises Over $28K For Legal Defense Fund Against Dan Snydernew

In an open letter to readers, Washington City Paper publisher Amy Austin says that "more than 600 supporters have given checks, most of them for just $20, to ring up more than $28,000 to a legal defense fund" set up fight a lawsuit brought by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder.
Washington City Paper  |  02-24-2011  9:00 am  |  Legal News

First Amendment, Washington City Paper Lawsuit To Be Addressed At D.C. Online News Meetup Tonight

The D.C. Area Online News Meetup Group will be addressing the legal dispute between Washington City Paper and Redskins owner Dan Snyder. First Amendment attorney Kevin Goldberg will be on hand to lead the discussion, as will City Paper senior staff. (FULL STORY)
D.C. Online News Meetup Group  |  02-22-2011  2:07 pm  |  Legal News

Why We're Featuring Dave McKenna's Cover Story

Rather than add to the existing commentary on Dan Snyder's attempt to silence criticism with money, we're standing in solidarity with Washington City Paper by using the most valuable asset we have: our voice. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-04-2011  4:49 pm  |  Association News