Posted by Dan Kane on January 3, 2014
On New Year’s Day, one of the biggest football watching days of the year, The New York Times greeted readers with a front page story that might have caused some to turn off their sets.
It was the paper’s first in-depth take on the UNC academic fraud scandal: “A’s for Athletes, but Charges of Fraud at North Carolina.”
The story written by Sarah Lyall largely hews to our exclusive reporting on the scandal, and credits us for breaking it. But it’s clear from the Times’ web traffic that the story reached a much broader audience than ever before. It was the third-most viewed and emailed story, and the fifth-most tweeted, that day.
Posted on January 3, 2014
Some North Carolinians are seeing results of tax law changes made last year: Paychecks arriving Friday have new state income tax withholding amounts, which affect take home pay.
Posted by J. Andrew Curliss on November 5, 2013
Three people have been arrested so far, including Georgia-based sports agent Terry S. Watson, who faces 14 felony charges. Two more people have been charged by a grand jury, but those indictments are sealed. Prosecutor Jim Woodall says those final two cases should be public by next week at the latest.
Posted by J. Andrew Curliss on October 23, 2013
New records, covering four years beginning in September 2009, show phone calls from Elizabeth City State University to Senegal cost more than $142,000. The university has said it is also conducting an inquiry.
Posted by Joseph Neff on October 22, 2013
A new study shows that CEOs at urban teaching hospitals get paid an average of nearly $1.7 million a year.