AAN News

The Media Oxpecker: While You Were Out

A quick recap of digital advertising news you might have missed last week, including the Groupon offer that spawned 102,000 cupcake orders. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-28-2011  11:00 am  |  Media Roundup

The Media Oxpecker: Are Micropayments the Business Model of the Future?

Felix Salmon questions the concept of ad-supported media; the Associated Press fights a losing battle with Twitter; and eight major publishers combine forces to battle the Groupon threat. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-18-2011  2:54 pm  |  Media Roundup

Village Voice Media's Bill Jensen Departs to Buzz Media

Village Voice Media director of new media Bill Jensen is leaving for Buzz Media in Los Angeles, where he will become the vice president/general manager for music. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-11-2011  2:32 pm  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Poynter's Answer in Search of a Problem

Julie Moos the petty bureaucrat; Wired.com releases all staff-produced photos for use by other publications; Adobe abandons Flash; and more from the week when "everybody lost." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-11-2011  10:50 am  |  Media Roundup

AAN Does Vegas: A Recap

Alt-weekly editors, writers and designers descended upon Las Vegas this past weekend for two days of learning, schmoozing and idea-sharing. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-09-2011  5:34 pm  |  Association News

L.A. Weekly Picks Up Several National Entertainment Journalism Awards Nominationsnew

The paper is nominated for best entertainment publication of the year in the L.A. Press Club's National Entertainment Journalism Awards.
L.A. Weekly  |  11-08-2011  2:05 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

The Media Oxpecker: Live From Las Vegas

Inside Groupon; new circulation data moves sideways; a new way to read the articles in Playboy; and much, much more. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-04-2011  2:12 pm  |  Media Roundup

Alternative Media and the Occupy Movement: A Handy Guide

A city by city guide to help you find the latest coverage of the occupation. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-02-2011  12:07 pm  |  Industry News

Advertising Does Not Create Trafficking, Ending Advertising Will Not Stop Itnew

If we are really serious about stopping trafficking, we need to start caring about the lives of sex workers.
The L Magazine  |  10-31-2011  2:05 pm  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: The Washington Post's Cat Problem

Is the news industry whoring itself out by embracing LOLcats? Are your favorite bloggers being paid to secretly insert advertising links into their stories? And do some QR codes contain a hidden threat? (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-28-2011  3:07 pm  |  Media Roundup

Seattle Weekly Publishes Signatories of Anti-Gay Marriage Petitionnew

Staff writer Curtis Cartier has uploaded a file containing over 100,000 scanned petitions from a 2009 referendum effort by the anti-gay marriage group Protect Marriage Washington.
Seattle Weekly  |  10-27-2011  4:38 pm  |  Industry News

Village Voice Media Responds to Religious Coalition

A coalition of 36 clergy members placed a full-page ad in The New York Times demanding the closure of the Backpage.com adult classified section. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-26-2011  11:30 am  |  Industry News

The Media Oxpecker: Moments of Brilliance and Sheer Stupidity

Why Google's enhanced search security could be bad news for publishers, the surprisingly old-school method that people are using to share stories online, and Groupon tells potential investors to expect "moments of brilliance and others of sheer stupidity." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-21-2011  6:19 pm  |  Media Roundup

The Media Oxpecker: 

Steve Jobs and the way we consume media now. What does HuffPo's launch of local sites in Detroit and Miami mean for the future of Patch? And Groupon profits, just not in the traditional sense. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-07-2011  3:02 pm  |  Media Roundup