Joanna Kakissis covered contentious issues for The News & Observer in this growing city when her beat was Raleigh City Hall. Now she’s covering a different kind of debate in the birthplace of democracy, reporting for National Public Radio on the financial crisis in Greece.
A new book co-written by Richard Stradling of The News & Observer shows how Cleveland’s environmental problems were intertwined with the city’s social problems. U.S. mayors eventually figured out that cities needed to become more centered on people and their talents.
When the city editor of the Dayton Daily News was asked why his paper didn’t report on the Wright brothers’ flights in a pasture eight miles from town, the editor said, “I guess the truth is that we were just plain dumb.”
It’s been more than a decade since John Railey was part of a team of Winston-Salem Journal reporters who revealed the inner workings of the state’s eugenics program. But Railey has never let go of the story.
Austin Tice's commitment to action prompted him to report from Syria and photograph its battles. The former Marine captain and law student has been missing since 2012. Now, a massive media campaign is trying to raise awareness about Tice's disappearance.
Nothing seems to get your juices flowing more than when I write about your language pet peeves. Between you and me, you might be irked by the use of "done" instead of "through" as well as other reader pet peeves.
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