Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)

The only major daily newspaper in the metropolitan area of Atlanta. The flagship publication of Cox Enterprises.

Primary geographic focus: Georgia
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: AJC

The only major daily newspaper in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It is the flagship publication of Cox Enterprises.

The AJC has its headquarters in the Atlanta suburb of Dunwoody, Georgia. It is also co-owned with television flagship WSB-TV and six radio stations, which are located separately in midtown Atlanta.


News Story

17,000 Georgians cut off from Medicaid face messy bureaucracy

Ariel Hart
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
June 14, 2019
State officials have advised 17,000 Medicaid patients that it dropped from its rolls recently to reapply. But they’re not making it easy.

News Story

Debt collectors drained this woman’s bank account — then gave it back

Willoughby Mariano
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
October 22, 2018
The industry is beset with complaints that its collectors repeatedly break what rules that do exist.


We must distinguish between scary students and annoying ones

Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
June 20, 2018
In this guest column, Tafelski, supervising attorney for the Georgia Legal Services Program, talks about the misguided zeal that has led to zero tolerance policies in many schools.

News Story

L.A. lawsuit accuses Atlanta-based LogistiCare of putting patients in peril

Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
December 5, 2017
A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles blasts the way Atlanta-based LogistiCare handles medical transportation for millions of Medicaid patients in the nation’s most populous county.

News Story

Georgia Still Sending Mentally Ill People To Homeless Shelters

Elly Yu, Alan Judd
Associated Press (AP), Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
May 12, 2017
This is the system that Georgia, under pressure from the federal government, pledged seven years ago to radically overhaul. But with a court-enforced deadline fast approaching, the state increasingly seems unlikely to fulfill its promises.

News Story

Nuestra Comunidad: Immigrant legal aid helps domestic violence victims

Samantha Díaz Roberts
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
November 4, 2016
The goal is to help immigrants who have undergone these circumstances and qualify to apply for the U Visa or Violence Against Women Act self-petition.

Blog Post

APS to blind mother: Walking kids to school is your responsibility

Alan Judd
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
October 11, 2016
Attorneys with Atlanta Legal Aid filed a lawsuit on Todd’s behalf last week, alleging that the Atlanta Public Schools’ failure to “reasonably accommodate” Todd and her children.

News Story

Home loans for poor leave some feeling misled

Michael Kanell
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
August 1, 2016
People with a land contract put money down, make regular payments plus interest, and pay taxes and insurance. If they make payments all the way to the end of the contract, they will own the home. If they don’t they can be evicted and lose everything they put into it.

News Story

Fairness of school discipline in spotlight in Henry County

Tammy Joyner, Eric Stirgus
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
May 20, 2016
Critics of Henry’s discipline practices note a racial disparity. Henry’s student population is 52 percent black, but about 65 percent of students disciplined are black, according to data Sapp’s attorney received through the Georgia Open Records Act.


Legal aid fights Ga. poverty

Phyllis Holmen
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
September 30, 2015
With civil legal aid, they might find that opportunity out of poverty. Without it, the dream dies.

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