Flagpole Magazine

Flagpole Magazine, often abbreviated to simply Flagpole, is an American alternative newsweekly that focuses on the cultural, liberal scene of Athens, Georgia and its surrounding communities. It was founded by Jared Bailey and Dennis Greenia in 1984 and is currently edited and published by Pete McCommons. The publication covers local music, politics, news, features and news related to the town that is also the home of the University of Georgia. Although nationwide delivery to paid subscribers is available, it is distributed free of charge to over 275 locations throughout the Athens area, earning the bulk of its revenue through the sale of advertising space. Flagpole is also a place many young journalists/writers and artists have found a home for their passion. Flagpole is a springboard for many of them as they move through the world and make their mark. Many are students at the University of Georgia that find working with Flagpole exhilarating, adventurous and with a deep connection to the Athens community - business, political, artistic, musical and otherwise. But covering music and the arts in Athens is what many outside of Athens know about. Ask any record company publicist about Athens and they will know of Flagpole. Working at Flagpole led many to fulfilling careers as wri... ()

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