Alternative Press

Alternative Press is an American music magazine based in Cleveland, Ohio. It generally provides readers with band interviews, photos, information on upcoming releases, and music charts. It was founded in 1985 by Mike Shea, who is the current president.Joe Scarpelli is the current general manager. Jason Pettigrew is editor in chief and Scott Heisel is managing editor.
Posts about Alternative Press
  • Are Community News Sites and Investors Ready for Each Other?

    … and RestonNow in a key community in metro D.C.’s Fairfax County. Liena Zagare, founder of Corner Media, which has grown from one site to seven sites in Brooklyn. Mike Shapiro, founder of TAPinto.net (formerly The Alternative Press), which has grown from one site in suburban New Jersey to a network of 35 franchisees, including several sites…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 18 readers -
  • Mike Shapiro’s TAP Gets New Branding and Network Strategy

    … and a community message board and does minimal local news coverage. The large newspapers, like the Newark Star-Ledger, have significantly reduced staffing in recent years and typically cover only the most controversial of local news. TAPinto has established itself as the go-to place for people to tap into their communities for truly hyperlocal news…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin Social- 7 readers -
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