Media

1994

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  • Rudy Guliani assumes office as Mayor, the first Republican Mayor since John Lindsay in 1973.
  • Nat Hentoff wins the National Press Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • The Village Voice acquires the LA Weekly, a west-coast newsweekly which was started in 1978 by a group of investors which included actor Michael Douglas.
  • STOMP wins a special citation at the Obie Awards.
  • Hole’s Live Through This was named best album and Beck’s “Loser” was named best single in the Pazz & Jop Music Critic’s poll.
  • Jonathan Z. Larsen resigns from The Village Voice. Karen Durbin is appointed to replace Larsen as Editor in Chief.
  • Newsstand price increased to $1.25.
  • The Village Voice mourns the passing of Robert Massa, a writer and editor from 1982 to 1994.
  • The Village Voice mourns the passing of former theater critic Roderick Mason Faber.