June 14, 2012 -
This week, two producers at Alabama Public Television were fired after refusing to air a conservative evangelical TV series on U.S. history. The firings come amidst broader attacks on the budgets -- and political independence -- of public media across the South and country.
January 12, 2012 -
Inspired by Wikileaks, Honest Appalachia wants to help the region's whistleblowers expose government and corporate corruption and misconduct -- and to encourage similar efforts elsewhere.
December 21, 2011 -
We're in the final hours of the Facing South holiday fundraiser -- and just $1,897 $1,147 $872 $722 $372 $0 to go before our midnight deadline. Help us get the job done with a donation today!
August 30, 2011 -
Stetson Kennedy passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27. He was 94 years old. Stetson died peacefully in the presence of his beloved wife, Sandra Parks, at Baptist Medical Center South in St.
August 12, 2011 -
By Joe Atkins, Labor South
H.L. Mencken, the "sage of Baltimore" and old-school curmudgeon of journalism, once had this to say about journalistic objectivity: "I've been a reporter for many years, and I can tell you that no reporter worth a hoot ever wrote a purely objective story."
March 3, 2011 -
We all know the story: Newspapers and other "legacy media" have slashed their reporting budgets. More and more, blogs and social media are where people turn to find out what's happening.