AAN News

The Media Oxpecker: Pew Digital Advertising Report 'Unsurprising but Damning'

What can we learn from the Pew Research Center's report on Digital Advertising and News? A Women's Media Center report reminds us that media is overwhelmingly male, and getting maler. And get ready for the Tablet Generation. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-17-2012  3:33 pm  |  Media Roundup

Alternative Press Can’t Think So Traditionally When It Comes to Advertisingnew

Don't just sell your inventory. Figure out how to leverage your (loved, valued) brand and create some larger value.
Digitaria  |  02-13-2012  1:03 pm  |  Industry News

Video Series Turns Moneymaker For Seven Daysnew

Burlington, Vt.-based Seven Days built a decent online following on the strength of its quirky, personality-driven video series "Stuck in Vermont," and has turned the site into a money maker primarily from display ads and classifieds.
NetNewsCheck  |  02-13-2012  10:49 am  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Return of the Buyouts

Washington Post employees face another round of buyouts. Gannett employees over the age of 56 are encouraged to retire early. And a pioneering citizen journalism site closes up shop. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-10-2012  1:38 pm  |  Media Roundup

Stefan Klocek on Understanding the Tablet Opportunity for Alt-Medianew

Video of Stefan Klocek's session, "The Revolution will be Portable: Understanding the Tablet Opportunity," from AAN's Web Conference in San Francisco.
Cooper  |  02-09-2012  1:34 pm  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Mo Subscribers, Mo Problems

Does Facebook have a spam-subscriber problem? Is there a glass ceiling for social media professionals in the newsroom? And science tells us how to not suck at Twitter. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-03-2012  4:45 pm  |  Media Roundup

Agile Alt Media Adapting to Digital Challengesnew

Like all media entities, alternative newsweeklies have taken their hits over the past few years but now they are taking advantage of their flexibility and experimenting with social media, video and blogs in an effort to catch up in the digital world, and in some markets, challenge the local daily for dominance.
NetNewsCheck  |  02-01-2012  7:00 am  |  Industry News

Alt-Weeklies Mine Roots To Drive Web Revenuenew

According to Tim Keck, publisher of Seattle's The Stranger and Portland, Ore.'s Mercury, alt-weeklies can draw on their iconoclastic voice, strong local entertainment coverage and close relationships with local businesses, to take the online lead in their communities and build their online revenue.
NetNewsCheck  |  02-01-2012  7:00 am  |  Industry News

#AANWeb: The Final Countdown

On the third and final day of #AANWeb 2012: Innovative Revenue Ideas; Digital Storytelling Workshop; Killer Video With Your Mobile Device; and more. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-28-2012  8:07 am  |  Conference News

#AANWeb Day 2

Everybody's a media company these days, so news publishers should exploit their edge competencies, said #AANWeb keynote speaker Terry Heaton yesterday. But what's next for news, and how do we build for it? A battle plan awaits. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-27-2012  8:20 am  |  Conference News

AAN Occupies SF

The 2012 #AANWeb Conference kicks off today in San Francisco. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-26-2012  9:49 am  |  Conference News

The Media Oxpecker: With Social Media, Timing is Everything

When is the best time to Tweet? How far apart should Facebook posts be spaced? And is it time to start a 'Daily Deal Death Watch' website? (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-20-2012  1:54 pm  |  Media Roundup

The Media Oxpecker: Should Newspapers Stop Innovating?

The end of album reviews in SPIN magazine; Facebook's timeline format as an opportunity to reach out to readers; and are newspapers innovating too quickly? (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-13-2012  1:03 pm  |  Media Roundup

The End is Near ... for the Early Registration Discount to #AANWeb

You've stalled. You've dithered. And now the time is here. But all is not lost, you still have time to register before the rate goes up by $100 per person. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-12-2012  11:46 am  |  Conference News

New Speakers, Sessions Added to AAN Web Conference Schedule

Heading to the AAN Web Conference in San Francisco? Check out the updated schedule of speakers and sessions here.

And don't forget, the AAN member rate of $99 per person ends this Friday, January 13, going up to $199 per person after that. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-10-2012  12:03 pm  |  Conference News