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Student guest post: Student newspaper covered murder-suicide wisely

Students in JOMC 457, Advanced Editing, are writing guests posts for this blog this semester. This is the fifth of those posts. Chris Haney is a senior journalism major at UNC-Chapel Hill specializing in reporting. 396 more words

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The N&O, Dana Cope and politics

On Sunday, The News & Observer published this front-page story about questionable spending by Dana Cope, head of the State Employees Association of North Carolina. On Tuesday, Cope… 317 more words

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Defending free expression doesn't require republishing offensive material

News from ParisĀ this week has shocked the world. Terrorists killedĀ editors and cartoonists at a satirical publication called Charlie Hebdo. The assailants died in a standoff with police two days later. 401 more words


Another Year "Tweets" By

We rarely “tweet,” partly because it sounds so newfangled and sissified, partly because we can’t compress even a quick cussing into so few characters, but there’s no denying that Twitter is now the national soap box. 745 more words