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DEFAMATION North Carolina’s libel law is fairly standard. The most significant defense against libel claims for newspapers is the fair report privilege. This privilege applies to … more
GOOD DESIGN is often a matter of doing all things--including the small things--well. But what small things? You can find out what they are--and why they matter--next Thursday, Dec. 7, when Ed … more
Rick Thames, editor of The Charlotte Observer since 2004, and 2008-09 president of NCPA, has announced his plans to retire. Under Thames, three of the Observer's projects were recognized as Pulitzer … more
Reporting on child fatalities is difficult. It presents a collision between the need for a thorough and orderly investigation against intense public concern and, sometimes, outrage. Medical records … more
Every year or two some legislators in the state General Assembly file bills that would make it more difficult for citizens to find legal notices. Now three state senators have introduced Senate Bill … more
A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday in North Carolina's most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments and … more
Guilford County commissioners pushed to January a public hearing on whether to take over publishing public notices, responding to the request of local newspaper publishers who wanted more time to … more
See a selection of some of the many photographs by News & Observer photojournalist Corey Lowenstein showing her deep connection with her subjects and community. Lowenstein died Thursday, Dec. 7, … more
State Sen. Rick Horner wants to ensure public legal notices — important announcements of special meetings, land transfers, contract bids and other government actions — are posted where … more
The News & Record announced Monday it has cut 36 staff positions and plans to make changes in the print newspaper to streamline operations in response to market changes.The News & … more
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