- Alternative Press Review
title=Alternative Press Review
image_size = 250px
image_caption = "Alternative Press Review" header
editor_title = Editorial collective
frequency = Irregular
Alternative media, anarchism
firstdate = 1994
website = http://www.altpr.org/
issn = 1072-7299
"Alternative Press Review" (byline: "Your guide beyond the mainstream") is an independent American
magazineestablished in 1994 as a sister periodical to "". As of 2002, its editorial collective consisted of Jason McQuinn("Anarchy"), Chuck Munson( Infoshop.org) and Thomas Wheeler ("Out of Bounds"). [cite web
title=McQuinn, Munson and Wheeler: Killing for the Flag
accessdate=2008-03-07] Munson was co-editor and reviewer from 1997-2003, when he was replaced by Allan Antliff.
The magazine's chief concerns, according to "
New Statesman" are "sex, other media and the CIA". Contributors to the review have included McQuinn, Noam Chomskyand Harold Pinter. It was criticized by Kirsten Anderberg in a 2005 issue for the fact that its contributors were overwhelmingly male, a phenomenon that according by Wheeler is a result of low numbers of submissions from female writes.cite journal
journal=Alternative Press Review
title=The alternative press is alternative because of what it does, Not because of the social classifications of its participants
coauthors=Anderberg, Kirsten] McQuinn responded to Anderberg by stating that the gender of writers and publishers within socially-conscious alternative and radical media was "simply irrelevant".
The review was described in 1994 by the "
Atlanta Journal-Constitution" as " [c] loser to the edge of the magazine world, and not quite as articulate as the " Utne Reader" [cite news |date= 1994-11-29|title=South Carolina seeks compromise on flag |work= Atlanta Journal-Constitution|pages=E/3 |accessdate=2008-03-07 ] – the magazine's main rival and market leader. Ian Hargreaves, writing in the "New Statesman" in 1998, called the magazine "the real rivet-spitter on the block" of alternative media,cite journal |last=Hargreaves |first=Ian |authorlink=Ian Hargreaves |date= 1998-11-20|title=The US left-wing mags are thriving, but don't go on their cruises |journal= New Statesman|url=http://www.newstatesman.com/199811200033 |accessdate=2008-03-07 ] while a 1999 " OC Weekly" feature hailed it as "the essential nutrient missing from one’s daily McMedia diet of misinformationand disinformation." [cite journal
title=The Zine Scene
List of anarchist periodicals
* [http://www.altpr.org/ Alternative Press Review]
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