Former Xpress managing editor Jon Elliston shares his recap of key developments in 2020’s local media landscape.
The Asheville Citizen-Times Co.’s former building once stood where Woolworth Walk stands today. The structure, built in 1902, was razed in 1939.
Gannett is in the process of reducing its workforce by 2 percent, CEO Bob Dickey announced on Oct. 24. As part of the media giant’s cuts, the Asheville Citizen-Times laid off nine full-time employees yesterday. In its article announcing the layoff, the newspaper wrote: The majority of the layoffs were in the newsroom, including several veterans: Tony Kiss, the paper’s Beer […]
“Why does the Asheville Citizen-Times write a story about Mumpower every time he gets five people at a “press conference” and says he is going to find a lawyer and sue?”
“Alliterative and proud, Carolina Public Press says it’s ‘In-Depth, Investigative and Independent.'”
Over 100 business leaders gathered at Pack’s Tavern Oct. 8 to honor several longtime staffers who were recently laid-off by the Asheville Citizen-Times.
Following trends in Gannett-owned publications nationwide, the Asheville Citizen-Times laid off a total of eight staffers yesterday — six of them from its newsroom, including longtime columnist Susan Reinhardt and Ashvegas reporter and blogger Jason Sandford.
Buncombe County approved the temporary return of three newspaper boxes to their former home outside the courthouse but is continuing to ban the others removed late last month. The move comes after Mountain Xpress and the Asheville Citizen-Times jointly retained attorney Amanda Martin to write a letter challenging the county’s decision.
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Ashvegas and the Asheville Citizen-Times announced today an innovative media marriage …
The Asheville Citizen-Times on Monday introduced a slimmed-down version of the daily newspaper, a move forced by the bad economy, according to Publisher Randy Hammer.
There’s a slow quieting of whirring machinery. It’s about 2:45 a.m., and a sense of resignation hangs all around. The nightly process of printing a daily newspaper, a ritual practiced for close to 150 years in Asheville, has just come to an end.
A laid-off staffer of the Asheville Citizen-Times speaks.
Whether it’s merely a reflection of the ailing economy, the rise of the Internet or the death knell of daily print journalism, newspapers nationwide are in a severe tailspin. Asheville’s local daily, the Asheville Citizen-Times, is among those feeling the heat. Paper losses: The Asheville Citizen-Times recently announced that it’s laying off 16 people as […]
Massive Gannett layoffs expected across the country. Asheville Citizen-Times likely to lay off workers, in addition to the 60 laid off from print-plant closure.
The Asheville Citizen-Times made 23.49% profit on ad sales of $20.6 million between January and September 2007, according to blogger Jim Hopkins.