Charlotte, North Carolina. #uncmatc student intrigued by civic news and media ecology. Journalist. Also at @akrewson.
That time when Art Pope benefited from $200k in N.C. funds to create Rocky Mount cashier jobs: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/06/16/2967240/politicians-powerful-touch-nc.html
Today’s name-them-shame-them: politicizing public health should be a crime. Also stupid stock photography.
@gitagovinda Humor attempt while throwing red meat, also done in talk with ex-US secretary of education awhile back.
Original source: @TriadBizKatie: We need fewer lawyers, fewer journalists, more truck drivers http://t.co/8mTAqABvxO
But more truck drivers. RT @DylanByers: Gov. McCrory: N.C. needs fewer journalists http://t.co/RXWmp1wGd3
i.e., “I have real estate involved.”
Charlotte bought in 2012, $357k, single-source contract. MT @ashk4n: IMSI catchers and FCC.
….mountain part of that route in Va., through George Washington Forest:
MT @bhender: Opposition forms to pipeline that would connect Eastern NC to WV shale gas. http://t.co/iayvxS5mGZ
@AndrewCPark The elder Britt’s quote? Yeah, but whine-and-cheese might be worse in some N.C. places.
RT @DLeonhardt: New poll results in every Senate race, from YouGov/CBS/NYT: http://t.co/gerkEGLfiA
Weymouth out via @mediagazer: http://t.co/7JyFaPZ7bn
For the deepest, oddest rabbit hole in the blogosphere (yes it still exists):
@Chanders It’s not just gaming. But there’s progress. One down, likely to pop up with a different username.
… Tillis lumps ALEC agenda under “regulatory reform.” Anyone watching #ncga knows danger of those words. Last graf:
@gwfrink3 IANAL but looks like that’s not just self-affirmation but also consensus on Section 2. Brennan Center:
@BanjoBob4 …but then there are some from original sites like:
@BanjoBob4 Ew. Dunno. Which story? I’d love to see screenshot, might be from original site. I’ve seen:
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