Atlanta Journal-Constitution Launches New Political Digital Product
POLITICALLY GEORGIA PROVIDES RESPONSIBLE REPORTING FOR INFORMED CITIZENS
Aug 30, 2017, 09:30 ET
ATLANTA, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) launches Politically Georgia, a new subscriber digital product and premium newsletter for Georgia political news.
Politically Georgia provides subscribers a new source for statewide reporting on Georgia politics. The AJC's experienced journalists will bring readers the most important stories of the day, with a focus on elections, health care, immigration, the economy, opinions and columnists. It is a complete source of credible information so voters can make informed decisions.
Features readers will find at politicallygeorgia.com include:
- Georgia's Legislative Navigator, a tool to track legislation and lawmakers.
- Voices, curated opinion writing from across the state.
- PolitiFact, a source of fact-checked statements of public officials.
- Take Action, a resource to contact lawmakers.
"There's nothing that affects the lives of Georgians more than their state and local governments," political reporter Greg Bluestein said. "And knowing how those state and local governments work, knowing what the governor and policymakers are doing – and how they interact and influence Georgians – is crucial to any informed citizen."
The Politically Georgia staff is supported by the largest newsroom in Georgia. Among the contributors:
- Greg Bluestein, reports on the governor's office and state political leaders.
- Jay Bookman, editorial columnist.
- Maureen Downey, shares perspectives on schools and education in our Get Schooled blog.
- Jim Galloway, longtime AJC blogger and leading voice on the Political Insider.
- Tamar Hallerman, reports from Washington on Georgia's political connections.
- James Salzer, state spending watchdog.
- Kyle Wingfield, editorial columnist.
"It is an important time in our history to be aware of political news," said Susan Potter, state government and politics editor at the AJC. "We know our readers care deeply about their communities, and our journalists want to help responsible citizens be informed on local issues so they can take action."
All AJC subscribers have access to Politically Georgia content, which is included with current print and digital subscriptions. A 90 day free trial is also available to new customers.
About The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the leading source – both in print and online – of news, information and advertising for metropolitan Atlanta, reaching a total print and online audience of 1.6 million people each week. Every month, nearly 8.4 million unique visitors access the newspaper's websites, including AJC.com, myAJC.com and accessAtlanta.com. Our newsroom is the largest in Georgia with more than 150 journalists. We report on a metro area that has more than 5 million people and cover five core counties and more than 20 city governments. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is part of Cox Media Group, a publishing, digital media and broadcasting subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and 11 non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country's biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
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