Former Village Voice editor Tony Ortega and Creative Loafing Charlotte editor Mark Kemp land in new spots.
Village Voice staff writer and union spokesperson Graham Rayman says that a tentative agreement has been reached in contract negotiations with management, averting a labor strike.
Employees of the Village Voice have authorized a strike and set up an alternate website, The Real Voice, where they will publish if they cannot agree to a new contract with management by midnight on June 30.
In an open letter to the Village Voice, New York State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. accuses the paper of using its "editorial discretion to facilitate and encourage homicide."
Village Voice editor Tony Ortega announced today that he will pay all of the cartoonists who contributed to the paper's Comics Issue without compensation. The Voice faced harsh criticism this week for not paying the contributors.
Several cartoonists are criticizing The Village Voice for not paying some contributors to its Comics Issue that came out this week.
The Village Voice may be peddling more than just hard-hitting prose.
Business Insider reporter Joe Pompeo calls the Village Voice "relevant again."
In a blog post titled "MEMO TO FOSTER KAMER, RE: DICK JOKE," Village Voice editor Tony Ortega tells Voice blogger Foster Kamer to "stop apologizing for the damn dick joke" about Cablevision CEO James Dolan that has cost the Voice $1 million in advertising. "There's a reason I told Dolan's people to stuff it when they called to complain about your original blog post," Ortega writes. "And that's because your dick joke was spot-on, and a prime example of what we do around here."