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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

FAREWELL TO A PIONEERING BLACK NEWSPAPER EDITOR

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

A plug in the Charlotte Observer ... larger deserts along the Mediterranean? ... my political endorsements coming soon ... what's another weekend without jumbo bags of litter?

Thanks to Charlotte Observer editor Taylor Batten for the shout out for litter control

Even as the pre-election hyperbole/drama was blowing up all around him, … 577 more words

Charlotte Observer Skips McCrory Endorsement For First Time In 25 Years

Citing four reasons, The Charlotte Observer’s editorial board for the first time in 25 years, has chosen not to endorse Republican Pat McCrory in his bid for gubernatorial reelection. 113 more words

Election 2016

'Metro filth' op-ed column gets a deserved delay ...

As a former news guy, it’s hard to keep one’s hands off the news biz.

So it is that I sent an op-ed column to the… 819 more words

Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (WellsFargoGreed Edition)

The latest in our long-running series featuring people with all those dollars and no sense

Apparently it wasn’t enough that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Woodshed) blowtorched Wells Fargo… 149 more words

Charlotte Observer invites students to workshop

Our journalism team ventured out to Charlotte in the early hours of dawn this morning in anticipation of our field trip to the NASCAR tower, home of… 279 more words

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