March 15, 2020

Mitch's Media Musings

March 16 - April 15, 2020

General

Needless to say, the COVID situation is dominating all media coverage. We're going to try to note general trends and specific issues in the media this month.

Journalists: We've added a way for you to find COVID source...

February 17, 2020

Mitch's Media Musings

Feb. 16 - March 15, 2020

General

Appen News - Cadillac Jack is now doing a podcast for the Appen News Group. It's called "My Second Act." Find it at https://www.northfulton.com/podcasts/mysecondact/. 

Associated Press - Don Schanche has retired a...

January 23, 2020

Mitch's Media Musings

Jan. 16 - Feb. 15, 2020

General

Congrats to Katie Walls and Ryan Kruger on the birth of their new son.

Associated Press - Freelance sports writer William Peace died this month.

Atlanta's Best Media - Laura Downey departs. Alex McCray takes over as edit...

December 26, 2019

Mitch's Media Musings

Dec. 16, 2019 - Jan. 15, 2020

General

Atlanta Press Club - Nominations are now open for the APC's 2019 Awards of Excellence. Click: https://atlantapressclub.org/2019-awards-of-excellence-submission/. 

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  • Tyler Estep m...

November 20, 2019

Mitch's Media Musings

Nov. 16 - Dec. 15, 2019

General

We're feeling the loss this month of WSB Radio reporter Pete Combs. Combs died this month after a short battle with cancer. He was a great friend to so many, and loved by so many. We feel the pain of one taken far too...

October 22, 2019

Mitch's Media Musings

Oct. 16 - Nov. 15, 2019

General

Atlanta Press Club - Four local journalists were inducted this month into the APC's Hall of Fame: Lino Dominguez (founder of Mundo Hispanico); WSB-TV's first black anchor Jocelyn Dorsey; the Weather Channel's incompara...

September 19, 2019

Mitch's Media Musings

Sept. 16 - Oct. 15, 2019

So I don't know what's up this month, but I've noted four new babies born in the last two weeks.

A typo on my part last month. Shon Gables has been named evening anchor (not evening editor). Sorry Shon!

Not specifically Atlant...

August 19, 2019

Mitch's Media Musings

Aug. 16 - Sept. 15, 2019

General

Remember, if you're looking for TV clips from Atlanta stations, contact Cindy Champion at TrackNews (cchampion@itracknews.com)!

Congrats to Chadwick Boyd! He's going to be a judge for Hallmark Channel’s first ever orig...

July 17, 2019

Mitch's Media Musings

July 16 - Aug 15, 2019

General

"Smartphone, Dumb User" - Local writer Lisa Schoolcraft has a new book! Set in Atlanta, "Smartphone, Dumb User" tells the story of freelancer Ravyn Shaw, who is desperate to get the profile story of hunky entrepreneur M...

June 16, 2019

Mitch's Media Musings

June 16 - July 15, 2019

Associations

Awards

  • Congrats to all the winners at June's Southeast Emmy Awards! There are too many to list them all, and I'd undoubtedly get grief if I picked just one to spotlight, so here's the link: http://tinyurl.com/y...

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