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SOCI 3320: Sociology of Urban Life

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Athens News Sources


Athens Banner Herald: Local daily newspaper. Older articles available in the site search beginning in the early 2000s. Also available for more precise searching through Access World News (1999 - present).

Flagpole (Athens alternative weekly): Current content and archive (December 2012 - present)

The Red and Black (independent UGA student newspaper): Current content (archives available through site search back to early 2000s); Online archives, 1893-2006.


Grady Newsource is produced by UGA's Grady College and is "both a class and an independent news organization." Content focuses on local and UGA news.


WUGA (91.7 FM): Local Georgia Public Broadcasting affiliate. Local programming includes Athens News Matters, in which local journalists, elected officials, and other local movers-and-shakers chat about Athens issues.

WXAG (92.7 FM): Live stream (no archives, must listen or record live), schedule (hosted shows generally focus on local issues, especially pertaining to the black community)

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