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January 30, 2018

Freelance and contract journalists looking for training and support services would do well to direct their attention to the University of Georgia's Independent Journalists Resource Coalition (IJRC).

The IJRC held its initial trainin...

January 11, 2018

As the Georgia General Assembly moved toward the close of the opening week of the 2018 session, the Metro Atlanta Chamber held it's annual Legislative Preview to share its public policy agenda. A brochure handed out at the annual p...

January 8, 2018

Progressive civic and business leadership that helped Atlanta grow into the country’s ninth largest metro has provided boosters a platform to promote the city as the capital of the Southeast. The College Football Playoff National C...

January 3, 2018

I find it interesting that sports often imitates life and business.

In one sense, sports is just a game. No matter the level of competition, whether it's a regular season game or a championship face-off, the outcome will not alter t...

December 10, 2017

I haven’t written a “what-I-want-for-Christmas” letter to Santa Claus in years. OK, make that decades. How time flies! But an unusual pre-Christmas snowfall in Atlanta has done the seemingly impossible for the notoriously bad traff...

December 8, 2017

Atlanta’s economic development leaders are facing an interesting challenge. That challenge is how to tell Atlanta’s story in a way that will attract new companies and investors to one of America’s most dynamic cities and metropolit...

November 9, 2017

At the final 2017 quarterly meeting of the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Nonprofit CEO Roundtable, Chamber economist Tom Cunningham gave an interesting overview of the region’s economy. That overview tells a story about Atlanta that puts...

November 7, 2017

I have two upcoming author interviews that I am really excited about.

One is an in-person interview with Carey Gillam, author of the book Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. Gillam will be i...

November 4, 2017

Some days the best thing you can do at the office is take a walk in the woods.

I did that yesterday. It’s a great way to recharge your batteries, especially if you’re an environmental and gardening writer.

I turned off the computers,...