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    Investor’s Business Daily: Media ignore as US cuts emissions faster than anyone else

    Three major societal changes Americans desperately wanted in the 2000s have happened: American energy-independence, cheaper fuel prices, and lower energy emissions.
    Jon Sanders, April 23, 2018
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    Will praises ‘Little Pink House’

    With the film “Little Pink House” scheduled for an April 25 screening in Raleigh, you might be interested in George Will‘s review posted at National Review Online. Coming soon to a cinema near you—you can make this happen; read on—is a bite-your-nails true-story thriller featuring heroes, villains, and…
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2018
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    Media outlets win court battle with UNC over records of student sex offense cases

    A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court and ordered UNC-Chapel Hill to release records related to sex offenses involving students. The student-run Daily Tar Heel, Capitol Broadcasting, Charlotte Observer, and Durham Herald-Sun had sued Chancellor Carol Folt and her top public records…
    Mitch Kokai, April 17, 2018
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    Washington Examiner urges Trump to leave Amazon alone

    Editors at the Washington Examiner chide the president for attacking online retail behemoth Amazon. President Trump spent the week attacking Amazon.com on Twitter and in his speeches, and his White House piled on. Maryland’s legislature spent the week finalizing and passing a jaw-dropping $8.5 billion subsidy package for…
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2018
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    One type of media bias liberals won’t accept

    David Harsanyi writes for Reason.com about the recent controversy surrounding a common script distributed by Sinclair television news outlets. Last month, news anchors at Sinclair Broadcast Group’s TV stations were required to read a script critical of “fake stories” and general bias in the major news networks. Because…
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2018
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    Attack gun violence, not straw men

    A recent Daily Journal asked N.C. policymakers to “Attack school violence, not a straw man.” Now, David French of National Review Online applies the same principle to the larger debate over gun control. [T]the New York Times’ Nick Kristof posted a column that purported to tell his…
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2018
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    Turmoil at the NYT

    Alex Griswold of the Washington Free Beacon details a raging internal debate at the nation’s leading newspaper. Employees at The New York Times are reportedly in a simmering generational “civil war,” debating whether or not the newspaper should abandon longstanding journalistic norms in the age of Trump. “I’ve…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2018
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    Professor blasts CNN for its Trump-related coverage

    Communication professor Jeffrey McCall writes for The Hill that once-proud cable giant CNN has “lost its way” with its anti-Trump campaign. CNN’s warped obsession with reporting about supposed adultery demonstrates a larger problem at the once-proud and groundbreaking channel. CNN’s focus is not on news, but on distracting…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2018