Talent Show: Introducing Our New Columnists
Published 7/13/2011 at 2:42 p.m. 0 comments
For the past few months we’ve been running an open call for new contributors. This has resulted in an onslaught of submissions that has left my inbox dazed and sometimes confused. Although I’m still working my way through them all ...
Metro Pulse Wins 11 SPJ Awards Competing Against Large Daily Papers
Published 5/4/2011 at 1:08 p.m. 1 comment
Last Friday night, Knoxville’s media elite gathered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel for the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists’ Golden Press Card Awards. Which is to say, awards were doled out for the best regional reporting of 2010 among ...
Readers' Picks: The Year’s Most Popular Stories at Metropulse.com
Published 12/29/2010 at 12:00 p.m. 0 comments
In our Year In Review issue, we excerpted stories that we either liked a lot or that we felt reflected some of the big issues Knoxville faced in 2010. But what did our readers feel were our most interesting stories? ...
In-House Kudos: Some Scripps Awards
Published 12/15/2010 at 11:48 a.m. 0 comments
Last week, the E.W. Scripps Company (our corporate overlord) announced the winners in the third-quarter Best of Scripps contest, and we picked up couple of awards in the small paper category.
From the Editor: Good-bye and Hello
Published 11/10/2010 at 5:45 p.m. 0 comments
We're sad to see a valued colleague depart, but happy to announce a new hire.
Alan Sherrod Recognized by National Endowment for the Arts
Published 10/6/2010 at 12:38 p.m. 0 comments
Alan Sherrod, our fine-arts writer, has been awarded a fellowship by the National Endowment of the Arts to enter their Arts Journalism Institute in Classical Music and Opera.
Three is the Magic Number
Published 7/21/2010 at 9:11 a.m. 0 comments
Last weekend, at the annual convention of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, Metro Pulse picked up three 2010 AltWeekly Awards. These awards are especially important to us because they honor the best writing and reporting from alt weeklies across the ...
From the Editor: Comings and Goings
Published 1/20/2010 at 9:51 a.m. 0 comments
It is with no small displeasure that we must announce the departure of staff writer Chris Barrett. But we're also happy to announce that Jesse Fox Mayshark is returning to the fold.
We Knew Him When
Published 11/4/2009 at 9:52 a.m. 0 comments
We’re proud to announce that Metro Pulse theater critic Kieron Barry has been named a Norman Mailer Fellow, an award granted by the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, which was established after Mailer’s death in 2007 to recognize and assist emerging, ...
2009 Knoxville City Council Endorsements
Published 10/28/2009 at 9:41 a.m. 6 comments
Predicting who will make for the best Hero of the People is always a crapshoot; but we can confidently offer our opinions on who might be good public servants—and this year, we have many fine candidates for Knoxville City Council. ...
Upward and Onward
Published 9/23/2009 at 1:03 p.m. 0 comments
We do hate to say goodbye to writers whose work has distinguished our publication, but we must report that Charles Maldonado is leaving Metro Pulse to strike his fortune in the glittery city of Nashville. (Not to become a country ...
Knoxville’s Best Alternative
Published 7/1/2009 at 3:49 p.m. 0 comments
When E.W. Scripps purchased Metro Pulse in June of 2007, the reaction among longtime readers was decidedly unfavorable. Which is easy to understand since the combination of a large, national media corporation and a local, independent paper that often chided ...
Barack Obama for President
Published 10/29/2008 at 5:00 p.m. 1 comment
Editor Coury Turczyn makes his endorsement for the 2008 presidential election.
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