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Boston Phoenix nominated for 10 awards by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies

Tooting our own horn a bit today -- here's the press release we just sent to people who might give a shit. We should also...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 03, 2010
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Portland Phoenix honored

At the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies annual awards banquet in Tucson, Arizona, last Friday, Portland Phoenix staff and freelancers were recognized for their coverage of the 2008 elections, with a second-place award, tying the City Newspaper
AAN honors Portland Phoenix for election coverage
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 03, 2009
080613_feathers-list wins at AAN conference Web site won first place at the annual Association of Alternative Newsweeklies conference.
A line drive triple in Philly
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  June 11, 2008

Southern discomfort

A pair of recent developments in the Sun Belt serves as a useful reminder that antagonism between government and the press can get a whole lot nastier.
Anti-press overreach in the Sun Belt. Plus, the strange resilience of Page Six editor Richard Johnson
By ADAM REILLY  |  October 26, 2007

‘Ugly’ story wins third prize

The story, “Ugly Portland” took third place in the “format buster” category in the national Association of Alternative Newsweeklies competition.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 27, 2007

Magnificent seven

The annual journalism awards handed out by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN) are the real deal.
The Phoenix 's AAN award winners
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  June 20, 2007


Phoenix freelancer honored by Maine lawyers

Lance Tapley, a longtime freelancer for the Portland Phoenix , has been honored with the Excellence in Legal Journalism Award from the Maine State Bar Association, recognizing his work investigating inmate abuse at the Maine State Prison.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 17, 2007

Off the press!

I can write the alternative press’s history — or one passably passionate version of it — because the institution’s trajectory matches my own.
My life and good times in alternative journalism  
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  November 15, 2006

Alternative victory

Each year, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies holds an editorial contest among its 120-some member papers and announces the winners at the organization’s annual convention; this year the Boston Phoenix took home two prizes.
Good for us
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  June 21, 2006


The Portland Phoenix won two awards at last week’s convention of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.
Phoenix  wins national honors
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 21, 2006

NYC’s alternative crisis

These days, you can’t tell the players in New York’s suddenly volatile weekly-newspaper world without a scorecard.
The Voice gets a wake-up call as the Press takes a walk  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  February 16, 2006