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Alex Remington is a first-year MPP candidate at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, class of 2013. He blogs about baseball at Fangraphs and Yahoo! Sports.
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For a brief shining moment in the early 1990s, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was one of the top innovators in digital news. But it didn’t last long.
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