Stories by John Gogick

Articles from the John Gogick section archive

Friday, March 28, 2014

Gogick: New technology makes news easier to get

Although not ready to wear, your Chronicle can go wherever your imagination takes you.
By John Gogick

Friday, March 21, 2014

Legislature approves bill on private probation companies

Reporter Sandy Hodson brought to light some of the issues surrounding private probation in Richmond County in a series of stories over several years on the program.
By John Gogick

Friday, March 14, 2014

Gogick: Getting it right when we're wrong

No one likes mistakes, but it's important for a newspaper to correct them.
By John Gogick

Friday, March 7, 2014

Gogick: Masters special section is yearlong, team effort

Our Masters Tournament special preview section is a team effort from our sports staff to our copy desk through the pressroom.
By John Gogick

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Young photographer's hard work pays off

Hard work is often its own reward. And if you have ever encountered Sara Caldwell, staff photographer for The Augusta Chronicle, you have met hard work. And she is being rewarded for that.
By John Gogick

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Gogick: 'Chronicle' wins fight to have open meeting

It was Sunshine Week in Augusta. Not just because there was no more ice and snow. But because you won the fight to attend a public meeting, even if you didn't go or even know you could.
By John Gogick

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Readers turned to newspaper during storm

During an ice storm, your hometown paper did what a paper does best -- because of you.
By John Gogick

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014

A fish story about a long career built on Rule 13

Working with veteran editor Virgil Stewart each day was an apprenticeship in coffee drinking, storytelling and, of course, editing.
By John Gogick

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

News gets delivered in multiple platforms

From first call, to snowfall to winter wonderland free-for-all, The Chronicle was with you through the storm.
By John Gogick

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

Futurity conjures memories of rodeo, outlaws and a great headline

The Augusta Futurity reminds me of the years I spent in Guthrie, Okla. Guthrie was known for two things - being the state's first capital and being the home of the Lazy E Arena, then the world's ...
By John Gogick

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Gogick: Sports banquet honors students, athletes

Like Kennedy's nation, an area also reveals itself in the men it produces, honors and remembers. Thursday night’s all-area football banquet, as presented by The Augusta ...
By John Gogick

Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

The new world of advertising

Advertising is so much more than what you see in the printed paper. People need two kinds of information – commercial and noncommercial – and lots of it to make decisions in their everyday lives.
By John Gogick

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Gogick: New feature will inspire your dreams of traveling

On Sunday, we unveil the Where travel page - a full page inside the Sunday Your Life section.
By John Gogick

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Gogick: Newspapers give the year's events one more turn

News organizations reflect on the year's events at the end of each year, and 2013 had lots to talk about.
By John Gogick

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

News comes in big, small doses each week

It's been a great week for news, but then, there are other things to read in a paper each day.
By John Gogick

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

Gogick: High school football season ends

From that first whistle of the summer heat to the last snap in the fall chill, your newspaper chronicles the triumphs and heartbreaks of each football season.
By John Gogick

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Gogick: We read you

Big events, such as Nelson Mandela's death, anniversaries and holidays, re-establish the link between a newspaper and its readers.
By John Gogick

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Gogick: Black Friday deals make paper biggest of year

The Thanksgiving Day paper is annually our biggest - with dozens of sales circulars touting the details of Black Friday. And this year's was no exception.
By John Gogick

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

Gogick: Reporter recognized for education coverage

Board President Venus Cain said the board wanted to recognize Tracey McManus for the quality and fairness of her reporting, and that Tracey had been nominated for an award for education reporting.
By John Gogick

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

Readers respond to font changes

The first e-mail came in Saturday - before the Sunday paper with the new headline and sans serif fonts had hit anyone's doorstep. And it was sent, and set, to make a point. 
By John Gogick
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