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Editorial: Local Journalism You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Editorial: Local Journalism You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Here at Columbus Underground we’ve always focused on a wide variety of stories and topics. Some of them are a bit more popular — like local restaurant reviews and special events — while others are topics that are a bit more niche. We take a lot of pride in our award-winning journalism that focuses on important topics […]

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Editorial: Yes, The Coronavirus is Hurting Journalism

Columbus Underground Editorial Columbus Underground Editorial Editorial: Yes, The Coronavirus is Hurting Journalism

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, approximately one third of Americans are not sure whether or not the coronavirus pandemic has affected the news media financially. Another 17% percent of Americans think that the pandemic has helped journalism, and another 17% think that it has not had much of an impact […]

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Editorial: Ohioans Receive Mixed Messages About Re-Opening

Columbus Underground Editorial Columbus Underground Editorial Editorial: Ohioans Receive Mixed Messages About Re-Opening

TL;DR version: Parents should go back to work but no one can watch your kids, and stores can reopen but customers should stay home.

Many Americans have grown anxious about “getting back to normal” despite warnings that the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus could accelerate once again if social distancing and other guidelines are relaxed too quickly. Ohio was one of the states to lead the call for drastic safety precautions much earlier than many others across the nation. […]

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Opinion: DeWine Has Always Been a “Problematic Fave”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: DeWine Has Always Been a “Problematic Fave”

Over the past decade, society has learned more and more frequently that all humans are flawed (sometimes very deeply) and with the deluge of documented information and trackable online conversations, we’ve quickly learned that every celebrity, politician and average Joe has said or done something wrong. The reaction to these discoveries can produce a wide […]

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Support Local Journalism in Columbus by Attending Fun Events!

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Support Local Journalism in Columbus by Attending Fun Events!

As social media continues to limit the reach of impactful community journalism and as more news outlets move toward a paid subscription model in response, the general public continues to have less access to important information. The conundrum is an interesting one, as the consistent publishing of high quality news is an endeavor with fixed […]

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Editorial: Our Role in Community Conversations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Editorial: Our Role in Community Conversations

Over the past several years, we’ve published a variety of articles on topics related to policing practices, community safety, and law enforcement. Many cities across the country are grappling with issues related to broken policing systems, abuse within those systems, and unnecessary deaths involving the shooting of innocent civilians. Columbus is no stranger to these […]

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Opinion: New Urban Plan Must Offer Equal Opportunities For All

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: New Urban Plan Must Offer Equal Opportunities For All

The Columbus region will add 1 million new residents over the next three decades. While that rate of growth will feel relatively steady in the coming years — that’s around a 1.5 percent annual increase in population — the long term effects will add up to be a very drastic change to central Ohio. While Columbus and […]

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