Each week on Georgia Today, host Steve Fennessy walks us through a compelling story from the week's news, through the eyes of the journalists who cover it.
A series of raids across metro Atlanta and Macon stoked fears that child sex trafficking is more prevalent than we thought. Johnny Edwards, an investigative reporter with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, describes how the operation perpetuated a narrative of sex trafficking that doesn’t always square with the evidence.
With both its head coach and general manager fired after a disastrous start to the 2020 season, the Atlanta Falcons are at a crossroads. Jeff Schultz, a senior writer for The Athletic, discusses how the franchise got to this point — and what it will take to rebuild.
The coronavirus pandemic has been especially deadly in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. On Georgia Today, we look at why facilities caring for the elderly have been so vulnerable to the virus, and how the pandemic has laid bare the state’s inadequate oversight.