May 07, 2018

Featured on Vox

“Jim and Deborah Fallows recommend 6 books that depict “the heart of America”. And most of them were written before 1900.”

May 07, 2018

Featured on The Ezra Klein Show

“They came to believe that the story America is telling about itself to itself — a story of national decline, of bitter political polarization, of rural resentment and coastal elitism and tribal identity and spiritual malaise — is wrong.”

May 07, 2018

Featured on National Review

“Many of the places they visited faced economic challenges, but they also met civic leaders and business owners who were revitalizing places with creative plans and new job opportunities.”

May 07, 2018

Featured by CNN Money

“With Comcast thinking about a bid for 21CF, Disney is about to report earnings… With primaries in several states, James Fallows is here with some advice for reporters…”

May 06, 2018

The ‘Our Towns’ Saga, on CBS Sunday Morning

On Tuesday of this coming week, May 8, the book that my wife, Deb, and I have been working on for many years will officially be published.

May 06, 2018

CBS Sunday Morning Cover Story

Here’s a segment from reporter Lee Cowan, producer Mark Hudspeth, and their colleagues at CBS Sunday Morning.

May 03, 2018

Coming Up on CBS THIS MORNING

May 03, 2018

Featured in the Buffalo Rex

“Now comes veteran journalist James Fallows, writing in the May issue of The Atlantic and offering hope for the country. He and his wife, Deb, recently traveled the U.S. talking with people about their assessment of the country and their own local situations.”

May 02, 2018

Featured in the Magnolia Reporter

“Fallows has launched a series of reports on the theme, “Can America Put Itself Back Together?” Fallows and his wife visited – and continue to visit — dozens of cities and towns across the country to gain a better understanding of places that are on the rise, and those that are on the decline.”

May 02, 2018

Featured on Slate

“James and Deborah Fallows traveled around the country to see how people are doing in their lives—and are feeling oddly optimistic.”

May 01, 2018

James Fallows in The Atlantic: The Reinvention of America

“Americans don’t realize how fast the country is moving toward becoming a better version of itself.”

April 29, 2018

Featured in the Erie Times-News

“Much of what Fallows covers in The Atlantic is prescriptive for, and increasingly descriptive of, Erie. In fact, James and Deborah Fallows ended their travels in our town, which is mentioned in passing in the Atlantic piece and is one of their case studies.”

April 26, 2018

Featured in The Incline from Pittsburgh

“Despite the “bleak trench warfare of national politics” the future of the U.S. is full of possibilities, Fallows wrote including the example of talent dispersal — a.k.a. people spreading out from big cities and tech hubs.”

November 03, 2016

Documentary: A Renewable Energy Revolution in Small-Town America

A documentary about small towns and renewable energy produced for the American Futures project.

October 18, 2016

Documentary: The Truth About American Towns That Welcome Refugees

A documentary about small towns and immigration produced for the American Futures project.

February 08, 2016

Documentary: Manufacturing Returns to Columbus, Mississippi

A documentary about Columbus, Mississippi produced for the American Futures project.