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?

    … in the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs in Washington, D.C., is right that venture-capital and angel investors have been avoiding digital community news. But there’s no mystery about why. There are some profitable one-offs, but most investors aren’t interested in one-offs. They want to put their money in the possibility…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 20 readers -
  • Mike Shapiro’s TAP Gets New Branding and Network Strategy

    … The six-year-old Alternative Press (TAP) network of community news sites in suburban New Jersey and Pennsylvania has a new name — TAPinto.net — and a new look. It also has a new strategy aimed at leveraging content and audience reach across TAPinto’s sites, 32 of which are franchisees and a few wholly owned by founder (with his wife Lauryn…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin Social- 9 readers -
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