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Tag Archives: News and Observer
The Strained Relationship Between The News & Observer and Facts (UPDATED)
With all the talk about “fake news” as of late, as well as the credibility hit the mainstream media took in the aftermath of the surprise victory of Donald Trump, you’d think news outlets would be taking concrete steps to make improvements in the accuracy of their reporting.
Restoring the trust between readers and journalists by reporting the facts would be a priority, one might conclude. Continue reading
Posted in Am Lens, ELECTIONS, Media Bias Tagged News and Observer Comments Off on The Strained Relationship Between The News & Observer and Facts (UPDATED)
Context Is Everything. What Newton Said and What He Meant. [Video] – #HB2
An article by Colin Campbell reads, NC Republicans embrace pro-HB2 religious groups; Democrats distant from NAACP’s Barber.
I am not sure if Campbell realizes how hilarious that headline is to the majority reading it. It’s like saying water is wet and Democrats are allergic to their own dirt.
The article is mainly about the Pro-HB2 rally. Near the end it highlights that Senator Buck Newton spoke at that HB2 Support Rally on Monday, April 25th.
Local media, like Campbell, is making hay over Newton’s comments in an attempt to boost his opponent in the NC Attorney General’s race — former Senator Josh Stein.
KEEP READING…. Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), BlueprintNC, ELECTIONS, LGBTQ Issues, Media Bias, Moral Monday, NC NAACP, NCGA, Reverend Barber, Video, YWBMTC Tagged Charlotte Observer, HB2, Josh Stein, News and Observer, Reverend Barber 2 Comments
Gates Backed Non-Profit Shuts Down In NC
Apparently there is a new vacancy in the education non-profit Potemkin Village.
The ‘education non-profit’, NC New Schools is shutting down according to the News and Observer. Continue reading
Posted in Big Ed Complex, Common Core, EDUCATION Tagged NC New Schools, News and Observer Comments Off on Gates Backed Non-Profit Shuts Down In NC
News Observer’s Fact Check on Teacher Pay Misses A Big Point
The headline at News and Observer reads, Teacher pay above $50,000 still wouldn’t be NC’s best ever.
Oh, really? Let’s rate this claim. Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), EDUCATION, Media Bias Tagged News and Observer, Teacher Pay 3 Comments
NC Lt. Governor Doesn’t Take Media Spin Lying Down – #nced #ncpol
Gotta love Lt. Governor Dan Forest. He’s been a straight shooter since day one and continues to be. Even in the face of clear media bias and spin, he refuses to back down.
Forest predicted at the January State Board of Education meeting that the media would use this report in a spintastic way.
Dr. Terry Stoops noted that Forest said the report would, “the fuel the media uses for the next year to criticize whatever we’re doing.”
The Lt. Governor’s predication came true.
KEEP READING… Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), Charter Schools, EDUCATION, Media Bias Tagged media bias, News and Observer 1 Comment
Possibly the most arrogant and insulting Common Core article I’ve seen in a while
An article on Common Core penned by one Andy Overstreet appeared in the News and Observer this weekend. The title was, Creating School Standards that make sense for children.
This article might be behind the pay wall for some readers, but I managed to read the whole thing and I have to say, this is possibly the most arrogant and insulting Common Core article I’ve seen in a while.
KEEP READING… Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), Academic Standards Review Commission, Common Core, NC DPI Tagged ASRC, Common Core, News and Observer, Shutuppery 1 Comment
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