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State Ethics Commission names 3 finalists for top job

October 6, 2009 --

The State Ethics Commission has named three finalists for its top administrative job: Cassandra Lawson, employee relations manager with the state Department of Juvenile Justice; John Truslow, associate director for the Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility at Georgia State University’s business school; and David Von, executive vice president of HomeCoast Capital LLC. Read the news release …

Atlanta Unfiltered wins IRE investigative fellowship

Atlanta Unfiltered wins IRE investigative fellowship
August 20, 2009 --

Atlanta Unfiltered (that would be me) is one of three winners of $1,000 investigative fellowships from Investigative Reporters and Editors for 2009. The two other winners were Jonathan Jones and Anna Sussman, founders of, which reports on stories of global interest from Africa, India and Southeast Asia. (Check them out. We are humbled to be mentioned in the same breath.) You, too, can support Atlanta Unfiltered’s watchdog journalism. How? Read on.