James and Deborah Fallows In the Press

Featured on CBS This Morning

Posted on June 29th, 2020 at 2:16 PM

CBS This Morning  CBS This Morning, Small towns may have a longer road ahead

CBS This Morning  featured James Fallows in a June 29, 2020 program segment reporting on the effects of the pandemic on small communities. Fallows, while acknowledging smaller towns may have a longer road to recovery, concluded on a positive note. Small towns, he reminded viewers, have been through troubling times before.

See the segment here.


Featured in Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Posted on June 25th, 2020 at 4:47 PM

Adirondack Daily Enterprise  

An Important Look at Small Towns

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise featured a review of Our Towns in its June 25, 2020 publication. In recommending the book to leaders in four communities in the region who are recipients of $10 million grants for the redevelopment of downtowns, the editors see the book as a primer of how "more vibrant communities" have engineered their success.

Read the review here.

Featured on Onward On Air with Jake Soberal

Posted on June 20th, 2020 at 5:38 PM

Onward on Air with Jake Soberal  Waking up in a pandemic: How Communities and Companies are responding in the age of COVID

In his June 18, 2020 episode, Onward on Air host Jake Soberal spoke with James Fallows, along with Michael Tubbs, Mayor of Stockon and Joe Barela, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, about their approach, response and leadership during the current crisis.

Listen to the episode here.

Featured by Chautauqua Institution

Posted on June 2nd, 2020 at 5:04 PM

Chataqua Institute June 3, 2020 Watch Party

James and Deborah Fallows will be featured in the Chautauqua Institution's June 3, 2020 'Watch Party' at 10:45am EST. Originally presented at Chautauqua on July 4, 2018 as a part of the 'American Identity' theme, the lecture features their Our Towns travels and subsequent writing of the book.

Find the Facebook video link for the presentation here.


Referenced in The Washington Post

Posted on June 2nd, 2020 at 2:03 PM

The Washington Post  Why law and order won't make Trump great again

In his June 2, 2020 column in The Washington Post, Daniel W. Drezner references James Fallows's recent article, "Is This the Worst Year in Modern American History?," supporting his opinion that a law-and-order re-election campaign will not work for President Trump.

Read the article here.

Featured in the Los Angeles Times

Posted on June 1st, 2020 at 12:40 PM

  Los Angeles Times

LA Times, What Our Editors Are Reading

The daily headline newsletter of the June 1, 2020 Los Angeles Times features James Fallows's recent Atlantic article "Is This the Worst Year in Modern American History?" in the "What Our Editors are Reading" section. 

See the entire newsletter here.


Featured in The Hill

Posted on May 30th, 2020 at 1:45 PM

The Hill's Coronavirus Report

In his May 27, 2020 editor's note, The Hill's Steve Clemons features Deborah Fallows's recent post about the arts. The write-up accompanies his interview of National Portrait Gallery Director Kim Sajet. 

Read his editor's note and listen to the interview here.

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.