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Weighing the impact of a smaller, reorganized Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom

Weighing the impact of a smaller, reorganized Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom

At least one email circulating among Asheville business leaders strikes a note of concern and urges people to contact the Citizen-Times.

by August 11, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Update: Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers reapply for jobs under restructuring

Update: Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers reapply for jobs under restructuring

At least four newsroom employees have decided not to reapply for their jobs, including reporter Barbara Blake, who has been at the newspaper for four decades.

by August 6, 2014 26 comments Asheville News
More Asheville Citizen-Times copy editing from 400 miles away as Gannett consolidates workflow

More Asheville Citizen-Times copy editing from 400 miles away as Gannett consolidates workflow

The likely results? The remaining copy editors in Asheville will be re-assigned, and more editing errors.

by July 28, 2014 8 comments Asheville News
UPDATED: Ashvegas Political Hit List Extra: Moffitt asked Turner to withdraw from N.C. House race

UPDATED: Ashvegas Political Hit List Extra: Moffitt asked Turner to withdraw from N.C. House race

Following the lead of Ashvegas, other media outlets take note of controversial meeting between the two candidates.

Former Asheville Citizen-Times publisher Hammer to lead new civic org with journalistic bent

Former Asheville Citizen-Times publisher Hammer to lead new civic org with journalistic bent

Randy Hammer will lead the Pensacola Institute, which aims to improve a community’s health in part by reporting in-depth stories on local topics.

by February 28, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Snow storm highlights hypocrisy of Asheville Citizen-Times website paywall

Snow storm highlights hypocrisy of Asheville Citizen-Times website paywall

So the news is free when it is deemed important, such as times of record-breaking snowfall, but you pay when it’s not?

by February 13, 2014 29 comments Opinion
Gannett slashes 117 jobs at Greenville press; Asheville Citizen-Times to be printed in Spartanburg

Gannett slashes 117 jobs at Greenville press; Asheville Citizen-Times to be printed in Spartanburg

Gannett closed the Citizen-Times printing plant back in 2008 and cut 60 jobs.

by January 31, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times publisher announces more local and national news, updated website, more

Asheville Citizen-Times publisher announces more local and national news, updated website, more

Dave Neill says the Citizen-Times plus USA Today equals better news coverage.

by January 26, 2014 10 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times reporters crank up the tweet machine ahead of new editor’s arrival

Asheville Citizen-Times reporters crank up the tweet machine ahead of new editor’s arrival

Citizen-Times reporters are suddenly tweeting up a storm.

by January 20, 2014 9 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times axes half-marathon, full marathon

Asheville Citizen-Times axes half-marathon, full marathon

Newspaper publisher Dave Neill said the 14-year-old half-marathon and 1-year-old full marathon didn’t make enough money to pay participating nonprofits.

by January 15, 2014 3 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: The year in Asheville media

2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: The year in Asheville media

Layoffs at the Asheville Citizen-Times, a shocking “Daily Show” interview with a conservative activist and a shake-up at Mountain Xpress all made news.

by December 30, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
Updated: Asheville Citizen-Times hires Gannett star editor Awtry for top editor job

Updated: Asheville Citizen-Times hires Gannett star editor Awtry for top editor job

Josh Awtry has won praise and notice for energizing The Coloradoan, Gannett’s newspaper in Fort Collins, Colo.

by December 12, 2013 9 comments Asheville News
NYT: Gannett to add sections of USA Today to local newspaper, including Asheville Citizen-Times

NYT: Gannett to add sections of USA Today to local newspaper, including Asheville Citizen-Times

Word on the street is that the Gannett-owned Asheville Citizen-Times will be one of the papers to see the 12-14 pages of USA Today content.

by December 11, 2013 17 comments Asheville News
Columbia Journalism Review takes note of Asheville Citizen-Times and ‘Raleigh Digest’ controversy

Columbia Journalism Review takes note of Asheville Citizen-Times and ‘Raleigh Digest’ controversy

The newspaper’s new publisher says the print piece was advocacy advertising and should have been reviewed and tagged as such before it was inserted into the newspaper.

by December 9, 2013 1 comment Asheville News
New Citizen-Times publisher takes helm, faces same old challenge: making shift from print to digital

New Citizen-Times publisher takes helm, faces same old challenge: making shift from print to digital

Today is the first day on the job for Dave Neill, who arrives after another round of layoffs.

by September 9, 2013 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times puts 8 more on the street in latest round of layoffs

Asheville Citizen-Times puts 8 more on the street in latest round of layoffs

A beloved columnist, a photographer, an editor, a copy editor, and this reporter were among the six newsroom employees let go on Wednesday.

by August 22, 2013 46 comments Asheville News
Breaking: Citizen-Times publisher Randy Hammer announces retirement

Breaking: Citizen-Times publisher Randy Hammer announces retirement

Hammer has been publisher of the Citizen-Times since 2007.

by August 6, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Citizen-Times photog Erin Brethauer takes over New Yorker Instagram feed

Citizen-Times photog Erin Brethauer takes over New Yorker Instagram feed

Brethauer’s photos of a Black Mountain camp for children with autism will be featured.

by August 6, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
New Asheville Scene, weekly ‘culinary and culture guide,’ arrives Friday

New Asheville Scene, weekly ‘culinary and culture guide,’ arrives Friday

Come celebrate with a launch party open to the public from 5-8 p.m. on Aug. 17 at the Grove Arcade.

by August 2, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times hires ad man James Fisher to Asheville Scene

Asheville Citizen-Times hires ad man James Fisher to Asheville Scene

The longtime former advertising chief at Mountain Xpress, who most recently has been at WNC magazine, joins the newspaper.

by July 26, 2012 8 comments Asheville News
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Tracking down Trader Joe’s: Rumors, social media, and how Ashvegas broke the story

Jason shares the story behind how Ashvegas broke the Trader Joe’s news last week.

by July 15, 2012 3 comments Asheville News

Asheville Citizen-Times at work on new entertainment publication

The new pub would replace the current Take5.

by July 11, 2012 4 comments Asheville News

Asheville Citizen-Times hires McCuan, former Verve editor, and Lunsford, Xpress food writer

The new hires join the newspaper as it begins charging for its online content.

by July 5, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
AC-T post-pay wall subscription options are live: $10, $15 monthly plans

AC-T post-pay wall subscription options are live: $10, $15 monthly plans

The newspaper has rolled out applications for smart phones and tablets, too.

by July 2, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times pay wall is up

Asheville Citizen-Times pay wall is up

The Asheville Citizen-Times pay wall, announced for July 1, actually went up on Monday. On Tuesday, readers noticed a pop-up warning them that they would be charged after a “complimentary” period. Readers who clicked through were presented a window to start a digital-only subscription at $10 a month or a digital-and-print subscription for $15 a month. Current subscribers were prompted[Read More…]

Asheville media outlets sue to force disclosure of police evidence room audit

On May 21, Ashvegas alerted readers that local media outlets were considering suing to force the release of an audit report done following reports of money and drugs missing from the Asheville Police Department’s evidence room. Today, those outlets filed their lawsuit. Press release: Five Western North Carolina news organizations filed a lawsuit today calling on the city of Asheville[Read More…]

by June 25, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times announces plan to begin charging for online content

Asheville Citizen-Times announces plan to begin charging for online content

Asheville Citizen-Times publisher Randy Hammer announced today that the newspaper is about to “change the way people read and view our content.” Though the word “pay wall” is never used in Hammer’s announcement, starting on July 1, nonsubscribers to the paper will be able to view a maximum of 10 items on the website per month before being prompted to[Read More…]

by June 20, 2012 10 comments Asheville News

Asheville Citizen-Times to host screening of ‘Deadline’; proceeds to benefit the YWCA

Here’s the skinny, from deadlinefilm.com: The Asheville Premiere of Deadline, the new movie starring Steve Talley and Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts, will be Wednesday, Feb 22nd. Hosted by The Asheville Citizen-Times, the premiere will benefit the YWCA of Asheville. “We’re proud to host the premiere of Deadline in partnership with the YWCA. It’s a powerful example of investigative journalism[Read More…]

by February 13, 2012 2 comments Asheville News

Former Citizen-Times publisher on effect of putting up an online pay wall: Better than our expectations, and where the industry is headed

What effect would a pay wall have on the Asheville Citizen-Times? The newspaper’s former publisher, Jeff Green, sends along the following comment. Green is now president and publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal: We are the largest paper in NC to do this so far. We used Press+, a company that uses a metered approach which allows continued free access for[Read More…]

by December 16, 2011 0 comments Asheville News

Asheville Citizen-Times web content could end up behind pay wall next year

Gannet Blog reports that Gannett is planning to extend pay walls to more of its newspaper websites early next year. The company has been experimenting w pay walls at three locations, including Tallahassee, were former Asheville Citizen-Times editor Bob Gabordi now works as editor. From Gannett Blog: In a major shift in digital strategy, CEO Gracia Martore told Wall Street stock analysts[Read More…]

by December 12, 2011 8 comments Asheville News