AAN News

Santa Fe Reporter Names New Editornew

The Santa Fe Reporter has named staff writer Alexa Schirtzinger as its new editor, filling the spot left vacant by previous editor Julia Goldberg.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  05-12-2011  6:08 pm  |  Industry News

AAN in NOLA: Early Registration Deadline Approaching Fast

Time is running out to get the early registration rate for AAN's Annual Convention in New Orleans. Three new speakers have been confirmed to discuss interactive news: DocumentCloud co-founder Aron Pilhofer, NPR interactive designer David Wright, and New York Times interface developer Tyson Evans. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-12-2011  2:41 pm  |  Association 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

The Media Oxpecker: Twitter's 'CNN Moment'

Twitter has its 'CNN moment' with the death of #OBL, the PR industry will swallow us all, and another look at Groupon's business model. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-06-2011  6:07 pm  |  Media Roundup

Orlando Weekly Names Arts & Culture Editor

Orlando Weekly has named Jessica Bryce Young as its arts & culture editor. (FULL STORY)
Orlando Weekly  |  05-02-2011  1:49 pm  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Facebook Slips A Shiv Into Groupon

This week: Facebook launches its Daily Deal program in five cities, why newspaper ad revenue won't rebound anytime soon, and Jack Shafer's response to Arthur "Shiv" Brisbane. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-29-2011  1:31 pm  |  Media Roundup

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

Anti-Gay Politician Offended By Internet Comments, Hyperbolenew

In an open letter to the Village Voice, New York State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. accuses the paper of using its "editorial discretion to facilitate and encourage homicide."
Village Voice  |  04-25-2011  2:11 pm  |  Industry News

Eight Alt-Weeklies Honored in CNPA Awardsnew

San Francisco Bay Guardian picked up the coveted General Excellence award from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. Palo Alto Weekly led all alt-weeklies with ten awards.
California Newspaper Publishers Association  |  04-22-2011  5:31 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

The Media Oxpecker: How To Build A Fucking Website

The Awl turns two, the threat (and opportunity) of the Flipboard app, and the impending rise of The Machines. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-22-2011  3:58 pm  |  Media Roundup

AAN-Commissioned 'Tax Myths' Piece Crashes Willamette Week's Website

Traffic to David Cay Johnston's piece on tax myths, which ran in 40 alt-weeklies last week, caused Willamette Week's website to crash for about three hours Monday. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-20-2011  8:23 am  |  Industry News

Top Dogs of the Rockiesnew

Salt Lake City Weekly writers held sway at the Top of the Rockies competition, a regional contest sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. Competing against papers from Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming in the 10,000 to 75,000 circulation range, the paper garnered a dozen awards, four of them first place.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  04-19-2011  9:27 pm  |  Press Releases

The Media Oxpecker: Copyright Wrong Turns

This week: new adventures in copyright law, Photoshop on your tablet, drama at Twitter, and much more. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-15-2011  12:16 pm  |  Media Roundup

Metro Times Writer is Detroit Area’s Journalist of the Year

Detroitblogger John, as he’s known to readers of Metro Times and thousands of his own online readers, was named Journalist of the Year by the Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists last week. (FULL STORY)
Metro Times  |  04-15-2011  9:27 am  |  Press Releases