James and Deborah Fallows In the Press

Featured by University of Salamanca's 'Open Universe'

Posted on May 13th, 2020 at 4:35 PM

University of Salamanca

Libraries' response to the COVID-19 crises

The University of Salamanca's 'Open Universe' featured Deb Fallows's recent post on how libraries are responding to serve their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 'Open Universe' is the Blog of the Translation and Documentation Library of the University of Salamanca. Their mission is to serve as a reference for the professional world of libraries and documentation in general.

Read the post here.

Featured in The Tullahoma News

Posted on May 11th, 2020 at 7:43 PM

The Tullahoma News

Public-Private partnerships key to civic success

In her May 10, 2020 editorial in The Tullahoma News, Shelley Smith features the Fallowses' Our Towns successful communities trait #3, that public-private partnerships are real. Smith goes on to discuss the city of Tullahoma's downtown revitalization initiative and a public-private partnership that will survey and inventory historic properties, a vital first step in seeking certification in a National Historic Preservation Program.

Read the editorial here.

Featured by University of Redlands

Posted on May 7th, 2020 at 9:07 PM

University of Redlands  University of Redlands Bulldog Bites Interview Series

On April 24, 2020, University of Redlands alumnus and KESQ Palm Springs TV News Producer, Evan Sanford interviewed James Fallows. The wide-ranging conversation covered Our Towns, the government's response to COVID-19, and more.

See the interview here.

Featured in UCLA Blueprint

Posted on May 5th, 2020 at 3:51 PM

 UCLA Blueprint    James Fallows: America Up Close

UCLA Blueprint editor-in-chief Jim Newton interviewed James Fallows for the Spring 2020 issue of the publication's Table Talk. Jim discusses what he and wife Deborah's travels across the United States, which they wrote about in Our Towns, showed them about America today.

Read the interview transcript here

James Fallows on NPR's The Facing Project

Posted on April 27th, 2020 at 2:49 PM

The Facing Project

Big Changes in Small Towns

The Facing Project's J.R. Jamison and Kelsey Timmerman interviewed James Fallows on Season 2, Episode 8's show. The monthly podcast  seeks to strengthen communities by connecting people through stories. Listen to the podcast here.


James & Deborah Fallows Interviewed by Jefferson Educational Society

Posted on April 25th, 2020 at 6:57 PM

Jefferson Educational Society  A Conversation with James and Deborah Fallows

On April 21, 2020, the Jefferson Educational Society of Erie, PA livestreamed a conversation between Jefferson Vice President, Ben Speggen, and writers James and Deborah Fallows. See the recording here

Quoted by The Brookings Institution

Posted on April 13th, 2020 at 10:18 PM

The Brookings Institute  Will COVID-19 Rebalance America's Uneven Economic Geography?

In their April 13, 2020 column, The Brookings Institution's  and 

Quoted in The Washington Times

Posted on April 12th, 2020 at 1:52 PM

The Washington Times  Coronavirus outbreak may be last straw for small-town weekly newspapers

The Washington Times' Christopher Vondracek quoted Jim Fallows in his April 7, 2020 article on the effects on local journalism of the Coronavirus pandemic. "Right at this moment, they [newspapers] should be thought of as restaurants and theaters that are forced to close that have been forced to go dark. There has just been an immediate ripple effect [during covid-19] on local journalism."

Read the article here.

Featured on A Bookish Type

Posted on April 5th, 2020 at 9:30 PM

A Bookish Type  

This week on the bookish internet

'This week on the bookish internet' featured Deborah Fallows's report on how libraries around the country are helping their communities during the Coronavirus pandemic in the April 4, 2020 edition.

Read the entire article here.


Featured on Vox

Posted on April 5th, 2020 at 2:03 PM

Vox  Meet the woman who invented the Moomins

In Vox's April 4, 2020 weekly book link roundup, Constance Grady features Deborah Fallows's compilation of things public libraries are doing to help during the pandemic. 

Read the entire article here.