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“Macon Peace”: Local organizations aim to decrease youth violence

Photo courtesy of Macon Peace

Sterling Neill, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2019

Organizer and creator of the community organization LJ Malone said he believes that the citizens of Macon desperately need a new approach to handling violence. He got the idea to start this organization while advocating for music artists in the Macon area.

"Government belongs to us"

"Government belongs to us"

Nicholas Wooten

October 23, 2014

The Georgia College Press Association and Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism teamed up to provide concerned citizens, lawmakers, students, and members of the media with insight into government transparency protocols. “It’s important to educate students,” said Jessica Farmer,...

Cluster moving to CCJ

Cluster moving to CCJ

Katelyn Armstrong

September 27, 2014

Last week Mercer’s student newspaper, The Cluster, moved from Connell Student Center to a new location. The office and headquarters of the paper is now in the Center for Collaborative Journalism. Emily Farlow, the editor and chief of The Cluster, hopes that the move will create more of a student...

Center for Collaborative Journalism gives new hope to JMS students

Center for Collaborative Journalism gives new hope to JMS students

Brittany Dant

February 22, 2012

It was announced before Christmas last year that Mercer and local media were coming together to create a Center for Collaborative Journalism. As a follow up to that, the director for Mercer’s new Center for Collaborative Journalism was announced this week. Tim Reagan-Porter is the President and...

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