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More changes at the top for the Birmingham News

Birmingham News publisher Victor Hanson III to retire Dec. 1. Former (Mobile) Press-Register publisher Howard Bronson sues Advance Publications. Continue reading

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ADVANCE CRISIS: The insanely obsessive guide to the Birmingham News/al.com implosion

A look at the ups and downs since Advance’s restructuring of its Birmingham operations … Continue reading

Birmingham News fires more than 100 employees

Advance cuts 400 jobs statewide, 200 more in New Orleans Continue reading

News blackout at al.com? State’s biggest site at loss for words

While the Birmingham News’ reduction in print editions and jobs has received much attention, the plan to put al.com at the forefront has received relatively scant attention. Continue reading

Insiders detail Birmingham News’ lurch toward digital future

The mass firings start next week. That’s the word at the Birmingham News and other Advance newspapers pushing forward the digital agenda. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Birmingham Weekly, the untold stories

Birmingham Weekly made its reputation on untangling the lies and the financial misdeeds of former mayor Larry Langford. Just 2 years later, the alternative paper now finds itself enmeshed in its own set of accusations and denials, questionable figures and sobering facts. Continue reading

Promotions and demotions at the Birmingham News

The Birmingham News announced promotions to fill the void at the top, created by Hunter George’s retirement as executive editor, along with Pamela Dugan’s departure as assistant managing editor. Also, the daily newspaper has shrunk its Sunday comics section and neighborhood news coverage. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Birmingham News executive editor Hunter George to retire in April

Another departure at a top position. Continue reading

Alabamian Pam Siddall named Birmingham News president and publisher

Daily newspaper hires first female president and publisher; first time in 100 years without a Hanson at the helm. Continue reading

Birmingham media in 2009: nasty, brutish and long

The year was especially tough as more than 100 media professionals lost their jobs. Plus, all the headlines from 2009. Continue reading