Civil Rights
10:50 am
Wed December 11, 2013

How The Media Covered The Civil Rights Movement: Black Newspapers

The plaque honoring Emory Jackson sits outside Nelson Brothers Cafe in Birmingham.
Ryan Vasquez

If you'd like to hear more of Alabama Public Radio's international award winning coverage of the civil rights movement, click at the bottom of the page. Pat D.

Let’s put you in the position of a being black person living in the South during the Civil Rights Movement.

“If you picked up a white newspaper you as a black person didn’t exist,” says Craig Flournoy.

Flournoy is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and professor of journalism at Southern Methodist University.

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The Two-Way
6:41 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Here's A Scoop: When News Breaks, People Check YouTube For Videos

Russia Today

Originally published on Mon July 16, 2012 7:23 am

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Newspaper Cutbacks
5:03 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Anniston Star dropping Monday paper in October

The Anniston Star plans to discontinue its Monday print edition in October and make other cost-cutting moves while refocusing on digital content.

The newspaper, owned by Consolidated Publishing Co., in announcing the changes said the Monday paper is the smallest in advertising and circulation. Editor Bob Davis said readers can access new content on Mondays on the newspaper's website (

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Hispanic Alabama
11:05 am
Tue October 2, 2007

Hispanic Alabama - Spanish-Language Media

Birmingham, AL – The state's growing Hispanic population brings a growing need for Spanish-language media. Those radio stations and newspapers are key players in helping immigrants integrate. Amanda DeWald reports

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