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.
July 15, 2010 -
As Facing South readers know, Sue Sturgis and I have led two major public interest journalism projects in recent months: Our investigative series on the growing problem of coal ash waste, and our
July 7, 2010 -
The latest video from the BP oil disaster by Hurricane Creekkeeper John Wathen of Alabama shows the difficulties reporters and others face in trying to document the effects of the catastrophe.
June 15, 2010 -
Dear Facing South reader -- I'm writing to ask for your help today.
As you know, the BP oil spill is one of our country's biggest disasters ever -- and for many on the Gulf Coast, the situation is only getting worse.
March 24, 2010 -
Democrats called it "historic," Republicans called it "armageddon," and Vice President Biden was caught whispering to President Obama that, in his estimation, it was "a big f***ing deal."
March 1, 2010 -
There's an effort underway in Louisiana to use the 2010 Census to pull in federal funding for Cajun and Creole cultural programs, and it's stirring up some controversy over how to best classify members of the state's French-speaking cultures.