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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.

60 Voices: Jim Galloway and Greg Bluestein on covering Georgia politics

AJC legend Jim Galloway and AJC chief political reporter Greg Bluestein on national political superstars, the state's shift to purple, and why "Georgia is the nexus now."
What's going on with Georgia's election tally

What’s going on with Georgia’s tally? Here are 20 tweets from 20 local journalists to help explain.

In the past 48 hours, there have been something like 1,854,865,732 tweets about what's happening with the vote in Georgia. Not all of them have been . . . accurate. So we've collected 20 tweets from 20 Georgia-based journalists who have helped all of us process the mania of the past two days.
Pop-up Magazine Atlanta

Pop-Up Magazine brings its unique live storytelling to the Buckhead Theatre

The producers of Pop-Up Magazine refuse to tape these live, multimedia extravaganzas. You literally have to be there, which is why the series routinely sells out venues across the country from Lincoln Theatre in D.C. to San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall.
Nikole Hannah-Jones 1619 Project Morehouse

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones: “I want everyone to read [the 1619 Project] because it’s the American story”

The 1619 Project, published last summer in the New York Times Magazine, is a groundbreaking look at the modern legacy of slavery. Former Atlanta resident and award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones spoke at Morehouse College last week about the project and its impact.
The Suspect Richard Jewell book

Irony abounds in the Richard Jewell film. A new book, The Suspect, tells the definitive story

There are ironies within ironies at work within and around Clint Eastwood’s film, Richard Jewell. For one thing, the movie, which at times reduces journalists to odious caricatures, is itself based on two pieces of remarkable journalism.

How Mister Rogers changed the life of Atlanta writer Tom Junod

Portraying Mister Rogers, a jaunty Tom Hanks tosses a loafer in the air. That’s the image featured in ads for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. But the movie isn't about Mister Rogers. It’s about Lloyd Vogel, a fictionalized character based on Atlanta writer Tom Junod.

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