The News & Observer‘s “Under the Dome” blog, the Greensboro News & Record‘s “Off The Record” blog, and all cited Carolina Journal Associate Editor Dan Way‘s report this week on surprising statements from one of the men competing for the Libertarian Party’s nomination in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race. also promoted Associate Editor Barry Smith‘s report on a new social media campaign from supporters of North Carolina’s opportunity scholarships.

In addition to his regular “On The Trail” segment about the week’s top electoral developments for Curtis Media Group’s syndicated “People In Politics” program, Managing Editor Rick Henderson also participates in this weekend’s reporters’ roundtable for the statewide N.C. Spin television show. The Fayetteville Observer published Henderson’s column this week panning state film incentives.

The Lumberton Robesonian published Publisher Jon Ham‘s column on the mainstream media’s disinterest in “man-bites-dog” stories that stray from an accepted left-wing narrative. N.C. Senate Republicans promoted in their daily press emails this week Way’s article on a scathing review of a study touting film incentives, Smith’s story on the opportunity scholarship social media campaign, and contributor Brett Lewis‘ profile of the Republican primary in N.C. House District 15.