Video of man pulled from MARTA rail tracks

The tension is almost palpable in the first seconds of this amazing YouTube video showing a man being rescued by strangers from the MARTA train tracks in the Five Points Station in downtown Atlanta:

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Ranking the AJC’s combined online, print circulation

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s circulation hasn’t grown much lately — online or print — but the local news vehicle still pulls in a significant audience. According to the Pew Research Center, the AJC’s 2010 circulation sits right in the middle of the pack of the Top 25 newspapers when ranked by combined print and online local audience.

So, how did the AJC rank? No. 13 with 2.17 million readers. That 2010 audience is down 2.8 percent from 2.23 million in 2009. (See the full chart from Poynter Institute below). [Read more…]