Social media has changed the way people look for and gather news.
While the OJ Simpson case kept the nation glued to their TV sets, we’re a more a mobile society now.
Never miss a local story.
So, reporters tweet updates in real time to hundreds of thousands of followers. The Charlotte-based trial of CMPD Randall “Wes” Kerrick has been trending as the nation awaits the jury’s verdict. Glance at the library of tweets: nando.com/1yq
Jurors will decide whether Kerrick used excessive force when shooting and killing 24 year old Jonathan Ferrell. Updates: nando.com/1yo
▪ Two women are the first to become full-fleged Army Rangers this Friday. Have you ever wondered what they go through to earn a place on this elite team of soldiers?
▪ Video: Ranger students tackle the obstacle course nando.com/1ys
▪ Editorial: A double standard at UNC-CH over contracts for Roy Williams and Sylvia Hatchell: nando.com/1yu
▪ Barry Saunders column: From activists to police to your humble columnist, we all must do our part: nando.com/1yv. Recently, Saunders asked if #BlackLivesMatters activists had lost sight of manners while bringing attention to their cause. Read his response to the comments he received.