<![CDATA[John Drescher News Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/ en-us Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:06:45 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:06:45 EST John Drescher 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) Why colleges won’t ban fraternities http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article195326814.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:38:53 EST

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How a UNC grad uncovered sexual misconduct allegations against Fox’s Bill O’Reilly http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article191918694.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Dec 2017 09:09:37 EST

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O’Reilly, Weinstein and the culture of power http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article191927994.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:29:34 EST http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article191927994.html Here’s how you can help during this holiday season http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article188567034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:26:37 EST

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How UNC changed its story — and lost its voice on college sports http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article179919136.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:11:51 EDT

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It’s time for UNC President Margaret Spellings to lead http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article171504497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:23:25 EDT

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This former inmate hated white people. Then two white men prayed for him. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article168356592.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:31:45 EDT

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He was an angry young man with a big mouth. In prison, he found a different path. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article168372792.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:47:52 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article168372792.html On the new N&O menu: Less spinach, more reader-focused coverage http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article165991707.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

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Starting this week, The N&O adapts to you http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article165916162.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 17:34:46 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article165916162.html In Trump’s hillbilly country, hard times and a defeatist culture http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article162851588.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:03:53 EDT

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'Hard Times' http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article162854078.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:19:34 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article162854078.html My 10 favorite books of the last 10 years http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article157014469.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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N&O community papers to change http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article154090344.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:35:28 EDT

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Here are Raleigh’s 10 toughest hills for bike riders http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article153595379.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 14:42:50 EDT

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How my mom’s furniture helped give a family a new life in America http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article150147682.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 May 2017 11:15:26 EDT

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This professor knew the language – and could zing you with it http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article148604619.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 May 2017 12:52:05 EDT

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Terry Sanford would have welcomed Pat McCrory to Duke University http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article141656604.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:04:54 EDT

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How investigative reporting creates huge public benefits http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article139096708.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:13:18 EDT

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These journalists stayed on the story, even when it wasn’t popular http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article136200428.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:40:06 EST

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This tough, defiant Pennsylvania town smelts football players http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article130595019.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:11:42 EST

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Our coverage changes as readers’ habits change http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article127719009.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:28:36 EST

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Readers speak about health care for elderly parents http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article123675584.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:14:55 EST

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Three things I learned taking care of my elderly parents http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article121309003.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:14:58 EST

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The whole world is the locker room — Drescher http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article116975348.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:32:11 EST

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Farewell to a good shepherd – Drescher http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article114214063.html#storylink=rss  

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Lessons from a book and a trial: The N&O will keep digging http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article111147937.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:28:37 EDT

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Community leaders salute News and Observer publisher http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article82849072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 18:16:13 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article82849072.html N&O publisher Quarles quiet but effective http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article81672127.html#storylink=rss Retiring publisher is involved in numerous charitable and civic endeavors

Quarles led The N&O’s transformation into a digital media company

“It was a good day when Orage Quarles came to town”

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