Courthouse News Asks Court to Unseal Documents Related to Sen. Purdue’s Business Dealings
In both his 2014 race and current reelection efforts, Purdue has leveraged his experience as a successful business leader of Reebok and Dollar General to win voters’ confidence. Courthouse News reporter Daniel Jackson says he has found information that may paint a more complicated picture of the Senator’s track record.
A County Commissioner’s Wife Attacked A Reporter, Poured Soda Over Her Head
According to multiple witnesses, Abbey Winters poured her drink on AllOnGeorgia reporter Casie Bryant’s head and then told her that she “deserved” it. Winters told the police that the episode was an accident.
Cheerleader Who Knelt During National Anthem, Wins $145,000 in Settlement with University
Two years ago, Tommia Dean sued the university arguing that state and university officials conspired together to prevent cheerleaders from protesting at future games. In a settlement reached this fall, the Georgia Department of Administrative Services agreed to pay her $135,000.
Students at Georgia Southern University Burn Book By Latina Author
After disagreeing with the way Jennine Capó Crucet’s novel, “Make Your Home Among Strangers,” presented white privilege, a group of students at Georgia Southern University decided to burn her book. The incident serves as an interesting example of a form of expression that is at once protected speech—symbolic speech—and a symbol of censorship.
Georgia Lawmakers File Worrisome Legislation To Create State Journalism Ethics Board
A group of six Georgia Republican lawmakers introduced an “Ethics in Journalism Act,” a measure that would authorize a “Journalism […]
Georgia Court Rules Teacher Cannot Challenge Suspension Over Facebook Comments
June 11, 2018: Tifton Teacher Eyeing Supreme Court According to her attorney, Kelly Tucker plans to petition the U.S. Supreme […]