Carolina Journal Associate Editor Kari Travis witnessed the violent protest at a University of North Carolina Board of Governors meeting that led to the arrests of four students. Travis discussed the protest on the Freedom Action Network’s “What Matters With Chad Adams” program. NCPoliticalNews.com and N.C. Senate Republicans’ highlighted Travis’ report on the protest, along with her article on a family enjoying direct benefits from the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program. NCPoliticalNews.com and the state Republican Party also promoted Travis’ opportunity scholarship story.
The Kernersville News published CJ contributor Michael Lowrey‘s column on potential political implications of the Carolina Hurricanes‘ attendance woes. NCPoliticalNews.com picked up Publisher Jon Ham‘s column on mainstream media outlets sending important information down the “memory hole.” A state GOP news release on school choice issues cited an article from Associate Editor Barry Smith on opportunity scholarship funding.
N.C. Senate Republicans’ daily press email promoted John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood‘s columns on education reform and job growth, Smith’s article on a legislative review of state occupational licensing rules, CJ Associate Editor Dan Way‘s article on Duke Energy’s Green Source Rider program, Way’s article on a Democratic legislator who compares some traditional public schools to “death traps” for minority students, N.C. History Project Director Troy Kickler‘s column on the Regulator movement in North Carolina, and JLF Senior Political Analyst Mitch Kokai‘s column on media outlets that bury key information within their stories.