A new Village Voice policy on "adult" advertising
A hostile Supreme Court. A feckless Obama administration. America's war on Mexicans has gone too far.
Jonathan Gold spoke before a rapt audience last May at NYC's Housing Works in support of his wife Laurie Ochoa's literary journal, Slake. Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic and prose stylist Jonathan Gold is apparently leaving our sister paper LA Weekly. The rumors began last Friday, when Go ... More >>
viaBank of America has announced it will no longer process transactions for the website WikiLeaks, which trades in the release of secret government documents. WikiLeaks has teased coming after a financial institution next and in a 2009 interview founder Julian Assange mentioned "sitting on fi ... More >>
Where are the First Amendment's establishment warriors as government-spooked businesses try to shut down Wikileaks? Hackers with computers, not hacks with press passes, have been the first line of resistance. More to come. Michael Lacey Executive Editor, Village Voice Media
Pictured: a figurative portrait of New York Observer senior editor Christian Lorentzen. Press Clips has returned to the roost, and we're starting the week off with great news, great media squabbles, hypocrisy, and self-awareness. In other words, your Monday Media Proctology Exam has arrived. ... More >>
¡A LA CHINGADA WITH ARIZONA'S SB1070!
You might have heard the Voice's sister paper in the Bay Area, SF Weekly, is mixed up in a legal kerfuffle with a rival Bay Area weekly newspaper, the Bay Guardian, and that the case recently took an odd turn when the Guardian seized SF Weekly's two minivans. And you might also have heard th ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times Via AAN Member papers of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN) this week are providing links on their websites that direct their readers to the many places on the Internet where the home address of Maricopa County Sheriff J ... More >>
Village Voice Media Executive Editor Michael Lacey talks to reporters early Friday morning after being released from custody. Two top executives of Village Voice Media, the parent company of the Voice, were arrested Thursday night and released from jail early Friday morning for revealing informatio ... More >>
Do Jim Larkin, Village Voice Media chief executive, and Michael Lacey, VVM executive editor, look worried about publishing a story about Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's staggering misuse of a grand jury? Nah. Arizona authorities called off Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's witch hunt on Fr ... More >>
Will the New York Times ever own up to the failures of its early ground zero health coverage?
David Schneiderman, former CEO of the old Village Voice Media and more recently boss of the 17-paper chain's digital operations, has resigned. In a pair of e-mail messages today, the company announced the exit of Schneiderman and the entrance of Bill Jensen, lately editor of the Boston Phoenix b ... More >>
Erik Wemple says he'll revamp front of the book
Slam-Dunk Antitrust Caseor Power Grab?