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The Top 10 Most Important Topics of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Most Important Topics of 2019

What’s popular isn’t always what’s important. And to that end we always compile a list of our most important news topics to share with our readers outside of the most well read stories based entirely on eyeballs. In this year’s edition you’ll find topics related to local, state and national politics, a focus on important […]

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The Top 10 Articles of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Articles of 2019

We produced over 1,000 news articles, reviews, interviews, videos and podcasts in 2019, and we always find it interesting to take a look back at what stood out as the best read stories. This year’s top 10 list includes plenty of news about restaurants, development, suburban growth and a couple of other surprises. Check out […]

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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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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

Each 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 their buzzworthy, viral and shareable nature. […]

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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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