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 response to the attempt by the Maui police and district attorney to subpoena identifying information about online commenters to Maui Time, Village Voice Media Holdings has pledged $1,000 to Maui Time to help in its legal efforts.
The New York Press Club will give its top honor to Graham Rayman of the Village Voice for his investigative series, "The NYPD Tapes."
Among the finalists are Sarah Fenske for her work that appeared in Phoenix New Times, former Riverfront Times writer Kristen Hinman, and SF Weekly staff writer Peter Jamison.
The Village Voice has named Harry Siegel as metro columnist, filling the slot left vacant by Tom Robbins in January.
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."
Stories from five AAN-member papers and one series that ran in several papers have been named finalists in this year's Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) journalism contest.
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.