"Free-thinking consumers believe that a publication thatâ€™s not afraid to make powerful enemies is less likely to be bought off by advertisers," says Metro Newspapers CEO Dan Pulcrano.
San Jose-based Metro Newspapers publishes Good Times Santa Cruz, Metro Silicon Valley, and North Bay Bohemian.
It got better.
Gibson will succeed longtime editor Jimmy Boegle, who is stepping down December 31.
News racks from a number of independent media outlets were found in a large recycling container at the San Jose Mercury News headquarters.
In a letter to San Diego CityBeat columnist Edwin Decker, GLAAD wrote, "Please avoid using 'homosexual' except in direct quotes."
Craig Malisow of the Houston Press and Jeff Prince of Fort Worth Weekly were honored as Journalist of the Year in their respective divisions.
MTV has approved a full season of Savage U, in which the ubiquitous sex advice columnist and Stranger editorial director takes questions while touring college campuses.
In an interview with AAN, Tucson Weekly editor Jimmy Boegle describes the events of Jan. 8 and reflects on a period he calls, "the four most emotionally draining days of my journalism career."
Dan Savage's YouTube plea to LGBT teens is inspiring thousands to tell their stories.