Fall Event Roundup


Well, we’ve been busy. Over the past 2.5 months, we’ve attended, sponsored, or exhibited at seven different events! We’re still recovering from all that travel but we wanted to share with you a bit about each! August 17-19 – WordCamp for Publishers – Denver, CO In August, almost 200 attendees gathered at the Digital First […]

The Alley experience at this year’s SXSW

By Megan McCarthy

Our team mostly survived this year’s South by Southwest Interactive conference intact, with the main casualties being our voices and business card inventory.

Meet awesome journalists at SXSW 2017

By Megan McCarthy

Now in its 30th year of transforming downtown Austin, Texas, into New York’s Meatpacking district on a Friday night, South by Southwest (SXSW) is just days away! Our favorite part of SXSW’s interactive conference is the Awesomest.Journalism.Party.Ever.VII, where you’ll find us with our custom cocktail creation, “The Branded Cocktail Experience.”

Unfaking news at MisinfoCon

By Josh Kadis

When we in the media business talk about “fake news,” we’re really talking about the results of a host of motivations and techniques that combine to generate many, many problems – each of which requires a nuanced solution.

Code Review: Why it matters

By Megan McCarthy

Alley Interactive partner and chief strategy officer Brad Campeau-Laurion recently spoke at LoopConf about Alley’s internal code review process. Brad explained how Alley’s company-wide code review mandate helps boost collaboration within the development team while also ensuring high standards and quality control for all projects.

Why I volunteered at WordCamp US


Alley software developer James Burke spent much of this year’s WordCamp US as a volunteer for the conference. Here he shares his experiences at the event and his motivation for donating his time to help the WordPress community.

Alley hosts book event for Tim Wu’s The Attention Merchants

By Megan McCarthy

Earlier this month Alley Interactive co-hosted a book party for Columbia professor Tim Wu’s new book The Attention Merchants in San Francisco. Automattic held the event at their SOMA headquarters and our co-hosts included Bloomberg Beta, Jenny 8. Lee, Elizabeth Stark, and Tim Hwang.

Join Alley at ONA16!

By Amanda Shareghi

We’re excited to head to this year’s Online News Association‘s annual conference ONA16 in Denver Colorado. Like last year, we’re proud to be a sponsor of the conference. 

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