Atlanta’s digital divide will present challenges to getting an accurate count in the 2020 Census, a city official said Tuesday. Another challenge is to get residents to overcome aversion to participating in the Census, an Atlanta City Councilmember said at the same meeting.
As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on July 20,2018
In her role as president and CEO of the Atlanta-based Points of Light, Natalye Paquin has found herself in the company of former U.S. presidents.
But her biggest challenge was responding to President Donald Trump earlier this month when during a speech at a rally in Great Falls, Montana, he mocked Points of Light — a phrase used by former President George H.W. Bush in his 1989 inauguration speech.
It’s no accident that the First Amendment of our nation’s Bill of Rights protected the freedom of the press and the freedom of speech. It is fundamental to our democracy and to what makes the United States special.
So it is distressing to hear President Donald Trump call the press the “enemy of the people” when the reverse is actually true.
One outcome of President Donald Trump’s tirade against CNN and other news organizations is probably not the outcome the White House wanted.
Viewership is up at CNN and virtually all the cable news networks, according to Jeff Zucker, president of CNN Worldwide, who spoke at an Atlanta Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon Tuesday at the Commerce Club.
“Donald Trump has made American journalism great again,” Zucker told the audience of about 200 people.
By Guest Columnist MARK PENDERGRAST, anAtlanta native and author of “For God, Country and Coca-Cola,” and other books
I am afraid of Donald Trump.
And I am appalled that a sizable number of the American voting public – at the moment over 40 percent, despite the latest revelations of his grotesque remarks about women 11 years ago – thinks he would be a good selection as the next president of the United States.