Attorney Advertising is Big Business in Alabama
It seems you can't turn a corner In Alabama wiyhout seeing an Alexander shunnarah billboard.
It seems you can’t turn a corner in Alabama without seeing a billboard advertising a personal injury lawyer. These advertisements are just as prevalent on local television. The practice has become a lucrative business builder, but it also carries a professional stigma. For more about this and other news we turn to Nick Patterson, editor of the weekly newspaper Weld.
Nick Patterson is the editor for WELD for Birmingham, a weekly newspaper covering news and politics, arts and culture and community engagement in the Magic City. Patterson joins WBHM each Thursday during All Things Considered to discuss WELD's top stories.
A TV Meteorologist Like No Other
Weld reporter Cody Owens discusses his story on Birmingham TV meteorologist James Spann. Spann has amassed a notable social media presence and personal brand turning him into something of a celebrity.
Rise in Anti-Minority Violence Appears Tied to Current Political Climate
There’s been a dramatic rise in hate-related crimes and anti-minority violence in the last year. The Levite Jewish Community Center in Birmingham was evacuated on Jan. 9 following a bomb threat. That incident turned out to be one of dozens of bomb threats at Jewish community centers around the country that day. Groups that track […]