Beware of Political Commentators

Beware of Political Commentators

A political commentator is an individual that practices a form of journalism called advocacy journalism. As the name suggests, advocacy journalism supports a particular position openly or subtly. It does this by mixing opinion with news reporting. Typical examples of political commentators are talk radio hosts and opinion editorial columnists. I would argue that not […]

Is Columbia County the true Eagleton?

Is Columbia County the true Eagleton?

For fans of the hit NBC comedy Parks and Recreation starring actress Amy Poehler as city employee Leslie Knope, you’ll appreciate this comparison. But, for those of you who don’t know anything about the show, here’s a little history: Parks and Recreation is about a fictional town in south-central Indiana called Pawnee. It’s a quirky little town […]

Food Stuff

Food Stuff

Those of you who haven’t been confining yourselves to the sea of bland corporate restaurants may have noticed a massive push for true artistry in food in Augusta. Focused on fresh, quality and often locally sourced ingredients, these restaurants have been raising the bar for the past decade or so and owe a lot to […]