What It Means to be an ‘Independent’ Student Newspaper

In the wake of this month’s Red & Black student newspaper debacle, I imagine the issues of censorship, prior review and editorial control are on the minds of student editors across the country.

Atlanta Fed’s Dennis Lockhart: World Can Learn From Latin America

Through prudent macroeconomic and fiscal policies, marked by loosened trade barrier and modest budget deficits, countries in Latin America have set upon a path to be modeled by the rest of the world, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said Aug. 21.

Building the Future: A Journalism Department at Georgia State

Just a few months shy of its 100th year anniversary, today Georgia State University welcomed more freshmen to its campus than ever before in its history. Now, stop to think about that for a moment.

NCR Investigating Syrian Allegations

NCR Corp., a Duluth-based ATM and payment systems maker, has launched an internal investigation into allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions prohibiting business operations in Syria and anti-bribery laws in Africa, China and the Middle East.

Invest Atlanta Kicks Off Startup Initiative

Faced with strong domestic competition in cities like New York and Austin, Atlanta is hoping to draw on its strengths to lure a new wave of startup companies and entrepreneurs, officials from the city’s economic development agency announced Aug. 14.

Making a Difference, One Pair of Shoes at a Time

In an area of Africa where thousands are without shoes and foot disease runs rampant, Coach Ron Hunter of the Georgia State University men’s basketball team aims to provide a pair of shoes to everyone he can.

Chambliss: Private Sector Should Drive Cyber Security

In an era when hostile governments or rogue computer hackers can potentially deal serious blows to the United States, private utility companies and not the government should be setting up the nation’s protective cyber security standards

Brazilian Chamber Kicks Off ‘Succeed in Brazil’ Series

Brazil can be a daunting country for foreign companies to invest in, which is why the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast has commissioned a three-part “Succeed in Brazil” seminar series designed to help U.S. companies enter the Latin American country.

Puppetry Center Attracting ATL International Communities

Playing off a rich global heritage of puppetry, leaders at the Atlanta Center for Puppetry Arts are planning a series of programs and activities focused on drawing in the city’s international communities. 

Diaz Foods: Importer Weathers Economic ‘Perfect Storm’

Over more than 40 years, growing from a single grocery store on Atlanta‘s Fifth Avenue to a regional distributor in 25 states, wholesale supplier Diaz Foods has weathered its share of economic downturns.

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