The San Antonio Current announced the promotion of its Advertising Director, Lara Fischer, to the position of Associate Publisher.
In an "all-hands meeting," San Francisco Print Media Company president Todd Vogt told the assembled workforces of the SF Weekly, Bay Guardian, Examiner, and Bay Area Reporter that he's heavily leaning toward selling his share of their papers' parent company to his partners, Oahu Press, Inc.
"Somebody had to buy the Guardian because the Guardian wasn't going to survive."
The purchase includes Cleveland Scene, Detroit Metro Times, Orlando Weekly and San Antonio Current as well as their associated websites and events.
San Luis Obispo New Times has held an annual short story writing contestâ€”known as 55 Fictionâ€”for 26 years and counting.
In the last two years, the U-T has acquired lifestyle website DiscoverSD and dailies North County Times and The Californian.
The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 years of publishing unique Southern California-flavored journalism.
The Times-ÂShamrock Communications alternative weekly division includes Baltimore City Paper, Cleveland Scene, Metro Times, Orlando Weekly, and San Antonio Current.
Terrence McCoy was named Print Journalist of the Year.
Longtime editor Tim Redmond departed from the paper last month.