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Josh Green Secrets of Ash

Atlanta author and journalist Josh Green discusses his new novel, Secrets of Ash

Author and journalist Josh Green is best-known among Atlantans for his work as the editor of Curbed and Urbanize. Recently, he published his first novel, Secrets of Ash—a propulsive suspense novel with enough twists and turns to keep you reading until dawn. We caught up with Green recently to discuss the book and how he approaches fiction writing versus journalism.
WABE host Rose Scott

WABE host Rose Scott sounds a lot like Atlanta

If there’s an Atlantan with something interesting to say, there’s a good chance they’ve said it to Rose Scott. Her radio program, Closer Look, which airs live every weekday afternoon on local NPR member station WABE, hosts a vibrant cross-section of the city’s movers and shakers, interviewed by Scott herself. “I always say we’re a curator of conversations,” she told me. “Community conversations.”
Q&A: New editor-in-chief Leroy Chapman shares his vision for the Atlanta-Journal Constitution

Q&A: New editor-in-chief Leroy Chapman shares his vision for the Atlanta-Journal Constitution

Leroy Chapman is leaning into this moment with a sense of awe and reverence. On March 23, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution announced the 52-year-old would become the newspaper’s editor-in-chief, a promotion from his role as deputy managing editor. It’s a historic first, marking the first time in the newspaper's 155-year history that a Black person has served in this capacity.
Independent journalism news outlets Atlanta

Journalism is struggling. In Atlanta, new indie outlets are finding ways to make it work—and bringing in important voices

In just the past five years, Atlanta Civic Circle, Capital B, Canopy Atlanta, the Atlanta Community Press Collective, and local bureaus of Axios and the national investigative news site ProPublica have all set up shop in Atlanta. Decaturish, which turns 10 this year, is focused on repairing the old-school, community-newspaper model. Independent outlets are not only challenging revenue models—they’re changing the way local outlets approach journalism itself.
Great Speckled Bird

Great Speckled Beacon: A brief history of the underground paper that united Atlanta’s youth

The Great Speckled Bird was born in controversy. The front page of its first issue, in March 1968, featured an illustration of then-publisher of the Atlanta Constitution Ralph McGill, alongside Lyndon B. Johnson and Jesus, emerging from a cracked egg.
Rene Alegria MundoNow

As MundoNow, Georgia’s largest Spanish-language media company is reaching out to a bilingual, bicultural audience

Latino Americans are increasingly bilingual or English-language preferred, and the award-winning news outlet, formerly Mundo Hispánico, is ready to meet the moment
Sierra Jenkins

Sierra Jenkins deserved more

At 25, Sierra's life and journalism career were just beginning. She was shot and killed this past weekend in her hometown of Norfolk, Virginia. Here, we remember our friend and colleague.
Kasim Reed

Will Atlanta journalists miss boxing with Kasim Reed?

In this period between Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’s last public address and Mayor-elect Andre Dickens’s first one, we took a moment to see if local media aren’t a bit disappointed that they didn’t get another four years of covering the former mayor.
Jonesboro Clayton County Georgia

The Clayton Crescent made headlines for its 2020 election coverage. Without funding, it’s days away from shutting down.

Last November, Robin Kemp’s scrappy Clayton County news outlet made worldwide headlines for its local coverage of the dramatic 2020 presidential election. But a year later, due to a lack of funding, the nonprofit is in danger of shutting down.
WSB-TV anchor Jovita Moore dies at 54

Atlanta remembers WSB-TV anchor Jovita Moore

On Thursday night, almost seven months after doctors diagnosed her with glioblastoma brain cancer, longtime WSB-TV anchor Jovita Moore died at her home, surrounded by her family. She was 54.

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