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Supreme Court rules against newspaper over information request, giving confidentiality win to businesses The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 6-3 against a newspaper seeking records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on stores' financial data, finding that sharing the business data could harm …
“First-generation fact-checking” is no longer good enough. Here’s what comes next “Fact checkers need to move from ‘publish and pray’ to ‘publish and act.'”“The idea that fact checking can work by correcting the public’s inaccurate beliefs …
MOST REPORTERS ON THE 2020 CAMPAIGN BEAT ARE MEN. DOES THAT INFLUENCE COVERAGE? Despite the increasing prominence of women in American politics, female journalists who are covering the presidential race continue to be in the vast minority, according to a report by …
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Frank Barrows, longtime Observer writer and editor, dies at 72 Frank Barrows, a beloved former top editor of the Charlotte Observer whose journalism career took him from sports writing to leading the Carolinas’ largest newsroom, died Wednesday at his home …
Doss-Raines promoted to managing editor Jill Doss-Raines has been named managing editor of The Dispatch, responsible for the daily operation of the newsroom.The move comes as The Dispatch’s executive editor, Scott Jenkins, becomes …
Colvard named editor of Tribune, Ripple ELKIN — Bill Colvard has been named editor of The Elkin Tribune, The Yadkin Ripple, and On The Vine Magazine.The Elkin native and former local business owner assumes the post after serving five …
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Why reporting politicians’ public emails just got a lot harder in Durham An email portal run by the city of Durham that let the media read public emails sent to and from City Council members, the mayor and city manager has been shut down. The portal gave reporters …
StarNews’ Pam Sander named GateHouse’s Southeast region editor Pam Sander, regional editor for GateHouse Media’s Coastal North Carolina Group, has been named editor of the company’s publications in the eight-state Southeast region. Sander will now …
The Enterprise office moves to Main Street The Enterprise has relocated and has reconfigured its office hours to offer customer service each weekday morning effective this week.The newspaper is now based at 123 W. Main St. in downtown Spring …
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    The Courier-Times, Person County's community newspaper located on the edge of the Triangle, has an opening for a general assignment reporter. Primary beats will include local governments, with a …
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    The Daily Courier, an established 5-days per week community newspaper (circulation 5,000) equally committed to print and digital journalism, is seeking a general assignment reporter with a …
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    The News Herald, located in Morganton, N.C., in the beautiful foothills of western North Carolina, is seeking an energetic multimedia journalist to join its award-winning team. This position …
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    The Lenoir News-Topic, a small newspaper in the Blue Ridge Mountain foothills halfway between Blowing Rock and Hickory, has an opening for a sports reporter, with primary responsibility for covering …
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