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Georgia Recorder




Local News Organization

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States Newsroom


John McCosh

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Georgia Recorder is a news organization that reports on state politics, criminal justice policies, and social issues in Georgia. The nonprofit is a part of States Newsroom, a left leaning national network of state-level news outlets. 1


Georgia Recorder is a free news source covering various aspects of politics and policy in Georgia, including the economy, elections, health care, the environment, and education. 2

According to the nonprofit’s ethics website, it “borrows liberally from the practices embraced by the Associated Press, ProPublica, The Center for Investigative Reporting, NPR and the Washington Post.” 3

The outlet is an affiliate of States Newsroom, a left-of-center network of state-level media outlets. 4 Georgia Recorder emphasizes the importance of integrating the critical race theory-inspired concept of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policy in its reporting. 5


John McCosh is the editor-in-chief at Georgia Recorder. 6

Jill Nolin works as the deputy editor at Georgia Recorder. 7

Stanley Dunlap holds the position of senior reporter, while Ross Williams serves as a reporter at the Georgia Recorder. 8


Georgia Recorder uses funds donated to States Newsroom and its affiliates to support its journalistic initiatives. 9


  1. About. Georgia Recorder, February 23, 2024. https://georgiarecorder.com/about/
  2. About. Georgia Recorder, February 23, 2024. https://georgiarecorder.com/about/.
  3. Ethics Policy. Georgia Recorder, July 20, 2021. https://georgiarecorder.com/ethics-policy/.
  4. About. Georgia Recorder, February 23, 2024. https://georgiarecorder.com/about/.
  5. Dei Policy. Georgia Recorder, March 13, 2023. https://georgiarecorder.com/deij-policy/.
  6. John McCosh – georgia editor in chief – the Newsroom. Accessed March 31, 2024. https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-mccosh-a89b343.
  7. Jill Nolin – deputy editor at the Georgia Recorder – LinkedIn. Accessed March 31, 2024. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jillnolin.
  8. About. Georgia Recorder, February 23, 2024. https://georgiarecorder.com/about/.
  9. Supporters States Newsroom, May 16, 2023. https://statesnewsroom.com/support/.
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