AAN News

Best of Charleston Ballot Generates $170Knew

The 2014 Best of Charleston ballot received 900,000 votes.
Second Street  |  08-08-2014  11:09 am  |  Industry News

Charleston City Paper Founding Editor Stephanie Barna Retiresnew

After 17 years in charge of the Charleston City Paper's editorial department, editor in chief Stephanie Barna has retired from the paper. She co-founded the paper with her husband Blair and business partner Noel Mermer in 1997.
Charleston City Paper  |  06-02-2014  3:00 pm  |  Industry News

Charleston City Paper Rejects Larry Flynt Adnew

Flynt is endorsing the congressional campaign of South Carolina ex-Governor Mark Sanford, calling him "America’s great sex pioneer."
Charleston City Paper  |  05-01-2013  5:00 pm  |  Industry News

Columbia Free Times, Charleston City Paper Honored by State Press Associationnew

South Carolina Journalist of the Year goes to Free Times reporter Corey Hutchins.
South Carolina Press Association  |  03-21-2012  11:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

The Big Deal: How Alts Are Responding to the Online Coupon Trend

A new day, a new daily deal site; Groupon, LivingSocial, BuyWithMe, Woot -- and probably 15 more since the start of this sentence. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-11-2011  11:00 am  |  Industry News

Let AAN's Advertising Workshop Bring You Into The Future

In an industry where change is the only constant, sales teams can learn how to stay ahead of the curve with the Advertising Workshop on Thursday, July 21, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm at the AAN Convention in New Orleans. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  07-15-2011  12:04 pm  |  Association News

Charleston City Paper Web Editor Raising Funds to Teach Photography in Haitinew

Joshua Curry is trying to raise $3,100 to cover travel expenses and pay for three Haitian children to attend a photography camp.
Charleston City Paper  |  07-07-2011  4:29 pm  |  Industry News

Charleston City Paper & Columbia Free Times Snag S.C. Press Awardsnew

Charleston City Paper and Columbia Free Times picked up several awards at the South Carolina Press Association Awards over the weekend.
The Republic  |  03-07-2011  11:33 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Alt-Weekly Book Reviewers Are Meannew

Susan Cohen of Charleston City Paper and Harry Siegel of the New York Press are named "the worst of the worst."
Huffington Post  |  09-24-2010  4:39 pm  |  Honors & Achievements  |  Comments (1)

Two AAN Members Fare Well in S.C. Press Association Awardsnew

Columbia Free Times won nine 2008 South Carolina Press Association awards, and Charleston City Paper won five. City Paper placed first in four categories (Feature Writing, General News Photo, Lifestyle Feature Writing and Photo Series or Photo Story), while Free Times took home first-place wins in three categories (Critical Writing, Illustration and Reporting in Depth). The awards were officially announced at the association's winter meeting last weekend.
South Carolina Press Association  |  03-18-2009  1:55 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Alt-Weeklies Win Handful of South Carolina Press Awardsnew

The South Carolina Press Association announced the winners of its 2007 news excellence competition Friday, and two AAN members were among the papers that were honored. Columbia Free Times finished first in three categories, including Mixed Media Illustration in the competition division open to all papers. In the weeklies division, Free Times swept the Illustrations category, placing first, second, and third; and took home a first-place award in Sports Column Writing. It also took home one additional second-place and one third-place award. The Charleston City Paper placed first in two categories -- Best Beat Reporting and General News Photo. City Paper also won one second-place and one third-place award.
The Associated Press via the Star-News  |  03-10-2008  8:57 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Charleston City Paper Turns 10new

"Our early years were fun and full of possibility, but man, were they lean and mean," founding editor Stephanie Barna writes in an editor's note introducing the paper's anniversary issue. "We moved here in the middle of the summer from other cities, confident that we could figure out Charleston fast enough to put out an informed and relevant newspaper," she writes. "We relied on our previous experience in the alt-weekly world to establish a newspaper that reflected the city, not so much the people who put it together."
Charleston City Paper  |  08-22-2007  11:27 am  |  Honors & Achievements