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Bipartisan support in Washington for reform of misdemeanor courts

...civil rights lawsuits filed in Columbia and Richmond counties that have sparked a change in Georgia law. National media coverage has exposed the widespread practice of civil rights violations in low-level criminal courts.The local lawsuits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-13/bipartisan-support-was
As the coverage turns

...Hill's Brent Budowsky, must not realize how delusional it comes across to average Americans when they complain about media coverage of the Clintons bordering on "a vindictive and venomous holy war."Holy war? Only those slavishly devoted to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-10/coverage-turns
Going through FIRE to protect our rights

...codes in every federal court circuit.The goal, FIRE says, is "to generate additional legal precedent, widespread media coverage, and a greater awareness of the importance of protecting the First Amendment rights of students and faculty at our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-20/going-through-fire-pr
Con job at law firm to end criminal career

...years in prison.Three years later, Owen convinced an appellate court to overturn his armed robbery conviction. Media coverage soon began about the successful jailhouse lawyer. Time magazine featured Owen in a 1981 story, noting that he taught...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-18/con-job-law-firm-end-c
On The Money: When new cars are unveiled, prices can fall on old models

...IMMEDIATELY FALL ON EXISTING MODELS?This varies by whether media coverage of the new model is unexpectedly positive or negative...around 2 or 3 percent in the first several weeks of media coverage. Higher inventories also can reduce prices.Wagner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/money-when-new-cars-are-un
McDonald's workers file complaints over burns in ongoing campaign for higher pay, unionization

...these complaints are part of a larger strategy orchestrated by activists targeting our brand and designed to generate media coverage," Heidi Barker Sa Shekhem, a McDonald's spokeswoman, said in the statement.The complaints extend a central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-16/mcdonalds-workers-file-com
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...whether they will be voted on before the session ends in June.In the meantime, the issue has garnered international media coverage, with the Los Angeles Times, The Associated Press, Britain's Daily Mail and a slew of other outlets running stories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves
Kurt Busch will not be charged in domestic violence case

...Driscoll, who had made the rounds of television shows after being granted a no-contact order, also suggested media coverage of the case was marked by "distortions" and "sensationalism." She offered no specifics.NASCAR officials indefinitely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-05/kurt-busch-will-not-be-cha
Rants & Raves

...sitting their patrol car. Will we see a police riot? WHAT IF THE SONY hack is just a publicity stunt to get free media coverage to promote The Interview and to cover up a really bad movie? TO EVERYONE AT The Augusta Chronicle! I am wishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-30/rants-raves
Mike Minor wins arbitration case against Braves

...first 21. A-Rod isn't even due to report until Wednesday, and Girardi expects "a big splash.""A lot of media coverage, a lot of questions you have to answer, that's part of the gig here," Girardi said. "If you're with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-20/mike-minor-wins-arbitrat