10 Facts About Atlanta Journal


Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the only major daily newspaper in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia.

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the result of the merger between The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution.

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Separate publication of the morning Constitution and the afternoon Atlanta Journal ended in 2001 in favor of a single morning paper under the Atlanta Journal-Constitution name.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution has its headquarters in the Atlanta suburb of Dunwoody, Georgia.

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In 1922, the Atlanta Journal founded one of the first radio broadcasting stations in the South, WSB.

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Atlanta Journal soon created the character of Uncle Remus, a black storyteller, as a way of recounting stories from African-American culture.

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Atlanta Journal portrayed Southern "redneck" culture with a mixture of ridicule and respect.

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Atlanta Journal had first received it in 1995 under The Atlanta Constitution banner.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution has its headquarters in Perimeter Center, an office district of Dunwoody, Georgia.

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In 1996, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution was the first newspaper to report on Centennial Olympic Park bombing hero Richard Jewell being accused of actually being the bomber, citing leaked information of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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