June 17, 2020

Mitch's Media Musings

June 16 - July 15, 2020

General

Atlanta Business Chronicle - The paper's June 26 edition was a black cover with the text "We've got work to do."  Publisher David Rubinger talks about why and how the paper has shifted its reporting.

Atlanta Press Club...

May 20, 2020

Mitch's Media Musings

May 16 - June 15, 2020

General

4 Questions Journalist Spotlight - Check out our new format! We're using Zoom to talk with journalists more personally about how their reporting has changed in recent months. Go to https://leffsatlantamedia.wordpre...

April 27, 2020

Mitch's Media Musings

April 16 - May 15, 2020

General

Murrow Awards - Congrats to WXIA TV, WABE Radio and WSB Radio for winning this year!

  • WSB Radio - Breaking News Coverage, "I-75 Standoff"

  • WSB Radio - 6 p.m. Newscast

  • WABE Radio - Excellence in Sound, "Bysta...

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: With the COVID-19 Coronavirus heavy in the new...

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...

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