According to publisher and co-owner, Jeff Lawrence, Dig Portland will cease publishing immediately as part of the agreement.
Jeff Lawrence and Marc Shepard will host the first ever New England Cannabis Convention in Boston, welcoming businesses and speakers to the table to help tackle the difficult lingering questions about the laws surrounding medicinal marijuana, and explain where the industry is headed.
Missoula Independent writer Erika Fredrickson faces off against a petulant New York Times food writer.
Editor J. Patrick Brown and three additional editorial staffers will depart. Incoming editor Dan McCarthy will work with newly-promoted news and features editor Chris Faraone to create a new editorial team.
Dig Boston managing editor J. Patrick Brown has been promoted to editor.
Nashville Scene senior writer Jeff Woods will take a six-month hike on the Appalachian Trail.
Publisher Jeff Lawrence will assume the role of interim editor.
Based on a recent survey of AAN's Board of Directors, a majority supports a name change from "Association of Alternative Newsweeklies" to "Association of Alternative Newsmedia," and will ask members to vote on the change tomorrow.
Craig Malisow of the Houston Press and Jeff Prince of Fort Worth Weekly were honored as Journalist of the Year in their respective divisions.