AAN News

AAN Announces 2015 Diversity Scholarship Recipients

Arkansas Times associate editor Benjamin Hardy, L.A. Weekly food editor Sarah Bennett, and The Source Weekly associate editor Erin Rook have been awarded grants to attend the AAN Convention in Salt Lake City. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-08-2015  4:00 pm  |  Conference News

Arkansas Times Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Investigative Projectnew

Arkansas Times is seeking funding to support a deep investigative reporting project focused on Arkansas's child welfare system.
Arkansas Times  |  03-24-2015  4:00 pm  |  Industry News

Tom Cotton Campaign Bars Arkansas Times Editor From Press Callnew

Arkansas Times Senior Editor Max Brantley said he was surprised that he was on the campaign's press list in the first place.
Talking Points Memo  |  11-11-2014  11:30 am  |  Industry News

Arkansas Times Celebrates 40th Anniversarynew

How the Arkansas Times survived poverty, the Dixie Mafia, the U.S. Supreme Court and Mike Huckabee.
Arkansas Times  |  09-19-2014  12:00 pm  |  Industry News

Arkansas Times Paywall Shows Early Signs of Successnew

Six weeks into its experiment with digital subscriptions, the Arkansas Times has signed up 600 subscribers worth an estimated $5,500 in monthly income.
Arkansas Times  |  09-13-2013  1:00 pm  |  Industry News

Rachel Maddow: 'Arkansas Times Should be Considered for a Pulitzer'

Maddow praised the Arkansas Times for its "excellent and indispensable" coverage of the Mayflower Oil Spill. (FULL STORY)
NBC  |  08-30-2013  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Crowdfunding the News: Will Readers Open Their Wallets to Support Watchdog Journalism?

Two small market alt-weeklies experiment by asking readers to help pay for long-form investigative journalism. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-08-2013  3:00 pm  |  Industry News

Arkansas Times Announces Metered Paywall for Blog Contentnew

Digital membership plan is $9.99 per month and includes unlimited access to blogs, invites to monthly cocktail parties, and priority access to events.
Arkansas Times  |  07-25-2013  3:26 pm  |  Industry News

Arkansas Times Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Investigate Mayflower Oil Spillnew

The joint effort with InsideClimate News aims to raise $26,535 to pay for two journalists to aggressively report on the March 29 ExxonMobil oil spill in Mayflower, Ark.
Arkansas Times  |  06-25-2013  4:50 pm  |  Industry News

E&P Puts Spotlight on Arkansas Times Web Strategynew

Arkansas Times editor Lindsey Millar talks with Editor & Publisher about web strategy, SEO, and covering the West Memphis Three story.
Editor & Publisher  |  10-16-2012  1:26 pm  |  Industry News

Longtime Arkansas Times Editor Max Brantley Steps Downnew

Arkansas Times editor Max Brantley is stepping down after nearly 20 years at the helm. Lifestyle editor Lindsey Millar has been named as his replacement.
Arkansas Times  |  06-29-2011  10:06 am  |  Industry News

Former Arkansas Official: I Resigned After Being Told to Dodge Alt-Weekly's FOIA Request

Teresa Belew, the former executive assistant to Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin, says she quit after being told to delete a sensitive email rather than release it to the Arkansas Times under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-18-2011  10:05 am  |  Industry News

Arkansas Times Launches Little Rock Cocktail Compass Happy Hour iPhone App

When you need a cheap drink and a quick bite, let the Cocktail Compass steer your way. (FULL STORY)
CocktailCompass.com  |  12-17-2010  3:02 pm  |  Press Releases

'How I Got That Story' Live Chat: Arkansas Times Writers on Media Reporting

David Koon and Gerard Matthews of Arkansas Times, who took home a first place AltWeekly Award for media reporting, were interviewed by Las Vegas Weekly editor Scott Dickensheets. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  12-11-2009  2:51 pm  |  Association News

Coming Friday: 'How I Got That Story' Live Chat on Media Reporting

David Koon and Gerard Matthews of Arkansas Times, who took home a first place award for media reporting, will be interviewed by Las Vegas Weekly editor Scott Dickensheets on AAN.org this Friday (Dec. 11) at 3 pm EST. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  12-07-2009  1:08 pm  |  Association News