Media (page 162)

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    In case you missed him …

    Rick Henderson earned some air time on NBC’s “Today” show this morning. He shared his concerns about the federal indictment of John Edwards:…
    Mitch Kokai, June 6, 2011
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    NBC’s Today show to feature Rick Henderson interview Monday morning

    The nation’s top-rated network morning television show will feature Monday an interview with Carolina Journal‘s managing editor. The “Today” show sought Rick Henderson’s input for its lead segment on the federal criminal indictment of former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential contender John Edwards. Henderson questioned the federal government’s decision to…
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2011
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    His boss faced a fine, but he’s heading to federal prison for a year. What’s the significance of the recent criminal sentencing of Ruffin Poole, a top aide to former Gov. Mike Easley? Rick Henderson addresses that question during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Speaking of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 3, 2011
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    Great description of Nicholas Kristof

    You don’t need to read all of James Kirchick’s latest Commentary article to find his spot-on description of New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. Kirchick asks why Kristof continues to defend Three Cups of Tea author Greg Mortenson, despite the overwhelming evidence that much of Mortenson’s story about…
    Mitch Kokai, June 1, 2011
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    New at CJO: Lawmakers rain on latest version of Sunshine Amendment

    David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report details the N.C. House Rules Committee’s split vote against a scaled-back version of the Sunshine Amendment.
    Mitch Kokai, May 25, 2011
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    Factchecking job-loss claims

    Live Blog Rob Christensen puts his sights this morning on the governor’s outrageous claim that the House budget will lead to 30,000 layoffs. He first shows that the GOP leadership and the Budget and Tax Center agree the budget eliminates 18,000 positions. He explains, too, that…
    Joseph Coletti, May 5, 2011
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    Murdock mulls press freedoms south of the border

    Deroy Murdock’s latest column focuses on the propensity among Latin American “heavies” to take away press freedoms: Latin heavies generally have shifted away from messy tactics such as beating journalists in the streets or jailing them. Instead, denunciations, lawsuits, and denials of broadcast licenses accomplish the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 28, 2011
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    N&O on the special needs tax credit bill

    The News & Observer discusses the passage of a special needs tax credit bill under the headline, “Private school aid advances.”  Actually, a rather limited number of parents and special needs kids would receive the “aid.”  Rumor is that these special needs kids would receive an education too! I…
    Terry Stoops, April 27, 2011