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The North Carolina Community Foundation, in partnership with the North Carolina Local News Lab Fund, announces more than $300,000 in grant awards to support information and public engagement as … more
Chapel Hill is a vibrant community of 60,000 residents. It has a highly regarded public school system and is home to the flagship campus of the University of North Carolina. It draws performers, … more
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 … more
“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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
The police chief of the state of Alaska’s largest city hurried out of his department’s glass building during a major earthquake not too long ago. Telephone communications failed to … more
Keeping a newspaper afloat in the digital economy is difficult. Leading a newspaper to quadruple its market value in the digital economy is almost unthinkable. However, this is exactly what The … more
When Twitter wants to announce a change in how it does things, how should they announce it? With a tweet, naturally: Twitter is removing the ability of its users to precisely geotag their … more
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 … more
A coalition of film and television critics associations are teaming up help foster greater diversity in entertainment journalism. The new Critics Groups for Equality in Media (CGEM) is comprised … more
In Weare, New Hampshire, a small town about 45 minutes from the state’s southern border with Massachusetts, the local newspaper is largely a one-man show. Michael Sullivan is de facto publisher … more
NPR News chief Nancy Barnes said Friday that she will build on the collaborative news projects under development among NPR and its member stations. “I want to state emphatically that I fully … more
The Washington Times has won a combined 21 awards in two major journalism competitions.The Times took home 16 awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2019 Dateline Awards for … more
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 … more
FRONTLINE, PBS’s flagship investigative documentary series, is launching a new initiative to bolster local journalism in cities and towns across America with support from the John S. and James … more
Three community daily newspapers will continue to work together to provide impactful local journalism for Eastern North Carolina. Recent editor shifts will allow for continued digital growth and … more
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 … more
The #ISOJ Journal has launched the call for papers for the special 2020 edition, “Power, privilege and patriarchy in journalism: Dynamic of media control, resistance and … more
On Friday, June 14, a highway marker in Halifax County will be dedicated to Louis Austin, an Enfield, N.C. native and the former editor of Durham’s preeminent black newspaper.Full story more
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