It seems every year at least one alt media publication makes an appearance on the Editor & Publisher newspaper list of those who Do It Right. The list is comprised mostly with daily newspapers though magazines, niche publications such as alt media have made the cut on the list previously. The top 10 are newspapers who have experimented in ways that make positive changes in a struggling industry or they simply are inspirational in their effort to remain relevant.
In 2015, C-Ville Weekly received honorable mention for their innovations in 2014 which included a large bound edition of Best of C-Ville and an annual guide to Charlottesville. Read more about the newspapers honored in March issue of Editor & Publisher.