As editors, gauging audience interest is never a science, and we face often the unenviable task of writing about the things we feel our readers should know, not what they necessarily want. I liken it often to offering health vegetables to someone who’d rather eat candy.
Global Atlanta has long been concerned with the mechanics of the global economy but also the relational dynamics that practically help our readers tap into opportunities abroad, whether a career path, a study-abroad program or a tangible business deal.
The top story for the year was somewhat unexpected, focusing as it does on a little-known sect of Islam that boasts a major community in Atlanta. In writing about a 60th anniversary visit of their imam and guide, the Aga Khan, we also tracked why Ismaili Shi’a Muslims have found fertile ground for their interpretation of the faith, which stresses education and community engagement.
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Read “Top story of the year” article published March 26, 2018 here