This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you.  It’s a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Host Rose Scott knows the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.

She’ll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE’s news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You’ll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don’t often get a voice.

“Closer Look” features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It’s an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It’s not just about Atlanta; it’s a program for Atlanta.

Featured Episode

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces Plans to Sign A Mask Mandate

Councilmember Andre Dickens shares his thoughts on the mayor’s decision. Also, J.C. Roper and Douglas Burrell, equity partners at the Atlanta-based law firm Drew, Eckl & Farnham, discuss their firm’s approach to diversity and inclusion. Finally, children’s book author Anastasia Higginbotham shares ways parents can talk with their children about racism and racial equity.

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