Media (page 6)

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    Are Charter Schools “Starving” Traditional Public Schools?

    Earlier Today, JLF’s Vice President for Research & Director of Education Studies, Dr. Terry Stoops, published a research brief on the growth of student enrollment in private, charter, and home schooling. In his brief, he exemplifies the misconceptions many people have about school choice with a quote from the…
    Brenee Goforth, July 26, 2019
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    CJ Commentary: Official data understate growth rate

    In his latest Carolina Journal commentary, political analyst John Hood argues the world is actually doing better than people think it is. Hood writes: When it comes to public affairs, bad news is good and good news is bad. That is, political speeches and media pieces that describe a problem…
    Brenee Goforth, July 23, 2019
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    Facebook changes affect conservative, liberal outlets

    Chris White of the Daily Caller explores the political impact of recent Facebook algorithm changes. Facebook recently changed its algorithms to steer focus away from explicitly political content, but now that alteration is laying waste to conservative and liberal outlets. Conservative pundit Deneen Borelli laid into Facebook last…
    Mitch Kokai, July 16, 2019
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    Five years on, Paul Krugman still has to ignore NC

    Years continue to prove Krugman wrong about North Carolina, so Krugman continues to ignore the state.
    Jon Sanders, July 15, 2019
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    Asking questions media won’t about supposed job creation from expanding Medicaid

    Gov. Roy Cooper is touting Medicaid expansion now as a "jobs" program, saying it would "add an estimated 37,200 more jobs to North Carolina." If you wondered "Based on what?" or "Estimated by whom?" you are ahead of the game.
    Jon Sanders, July 12, 2019
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    The demand for fake news

    Michael Brendan Dougherty of National Review Online tackles an unexplored aspect of the debate over “fake news.” President Donald Trump will occasionally, at rallies or press conferences, just point to a reporter or a group of reporters and say, “You are fake news.” It’s a crowd pleaser at…
    Mitch Kokai, July 12, 2019
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    An important First Amendment case

    National Review Online highlights the latest developments in its legal battle with climate alarmist Michael Mann. National Review has filed a petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court requesting that in its forthcoming term it take up Mann v. National Review, the nation’s…
    Mitch Kokai, July 12, 2019
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    FCC taking closer look at dubious use of federal grants

    Chris White of the Daily Caller reports on a new investigation from the Federal Communications Commission. A commissioner with the Federal Communications Commission wants to know why two liberal nonprofit groups are using revenue from a federal program designed to give poor children internet access on various progressive…
    Mitch Kokai, July 11, 2019