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Editorial: Support Local Journalism in Columbus by Attending Fun Events!

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Editorial: 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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Opinion: State of the News

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Opinion: State of the News

Hostile takeover bids. Mergers. Consolidations. The race to the next ‘saving thing.’ This is the State of News. For years, many cities across the country have seen their local newspapers being bought up and consolidated into larger and larger companies. Companies that are willing to make deep cuts to local jobs to achieve higher levels […]

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Who will save local news?

Sandra Harbrecht Sandra Harbrecht Who will save local news?

You don’t need to be a journalist or a news junkie to know that traditional news has changed drastically over the past 10 to 15 years. Competition from online challengers has drained away newspaper readers, TV viewers and advertising dollars, which historically financed both newsgathering and business operations. While all traditional media face this challenge, […]

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The Top 20 Columbus Underground Articles of 2017

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 20 Columbus Underground Articles of 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEach year, we count down the most well read articles on Columbus Underground. The results aren’t an indicator of the most important stories (you can find those over here), but instead a pure look at raw pageviews to see which articles got the most wide spread attention due to […]

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Civic Discourse, Truth, and the Future of Journalism

Walker Evans Walker Evans Civic Discourse, Truth, and the Future of Journalism

National industry leaders in journalism gathered yesterday afternoon for a discussion on the topic of “Civic Discourse, Truth, and the Future of Journalism” at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Downtown Phoenix, AZ. The discussion served as the kick-off to the annual CEOs for Cities National Meeting, which Columbus served as host […]

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Women’s Fund Keyholder Event Features Lisa Ling Interview with Billie Jean King

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Women’s Fund Keyholder Event Features Lisa Ling Interview with Billie Jean King

It’s that time of year again, when the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio brings in notable, thought-leading women to address the region’s feminists at their Keyholder event. This year’s guest is former World No. 1 tennis player Billie Jean King, who will be interviewed by Lisa Ling, reporter and host of “This is Life” on […]

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Columbus 2016 Year in Review

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus 2016 Year in Review

While many people agreed that 2016 was not a great year overall, it was certainly a busy year. Here in Columbus we saw many interesting breaking news stories, and Columbus Underground worked to provide you with updates on a wide assortment of topics. Below, you’ll find some of the biggest highlights from the year, with […]

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