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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.