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Charlotte: Resolution Continues, Not Ends

I began a series of articles on the Charlotte Police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in September of 2016 with an article explaining the realities of gunfights. 1,045 more words

Courts And Cops

Pat McCrory's Upset Because His Job Performance Is Hurting His Employment

In the newest episode of Listening In, former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has bemoaned that his history with the most easily-avoidable self-inflicted career wound HB2, which discriminates against trans people, is affecting his ability to secure consulting jobs. 290 more words


America's Best: Local Reporting and Beats

By Ginna Royalty

Chapter Two of “America’s Best Newspaper Writing” discusses different strategies and tactics for exploring deeper into local writing. The different examples show the importance of detail, not being afraid to take a different approach, and keeping it brief. 946 more words

An Open Letter to Franklin Graham

Dear Mr. Graham,

I’ve watched you over the years.

As a kid, I was first introduced to you through an interview in which you shared your life story. 1,071 more words


American Lens: Charlotte Observer Ignores Its History Of “Maligning Voters” In Hit Piece On McCrory

A new article by American Lens writer Sister Toldjah decries the controversy of mainstream media’s attempt to mix fact with opinion.  It also points to what many have come to see as a “not so hidden” hidden agenda of identity politics and the media’s reporting of it. 125 more words

Connections With George Fisher


To the end, Al Johnson remained true to form. Always “Just Al being Al.”

Al was a Black newspaper editor living modestly but proudly in a mostly White man’s newspaper world. 468 more words