“The FEC’s ‘non-partisan’ whistleblower”


POLITICO

Ann Ravel, chairwoman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses the $1 million fine, the largest in its history, levied against two political action committees for campaign-reporting violations, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.  The FPPC also ordered two separate groups to pay the state's general fund the amount of money donated to them during the 2012 election cycle by the groups that were fined.  The Small Business Action Committee was ordered to pay $11 million while the California Future Fund for Free Markets  was ordered to pay $4 million. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Ann Ravel, chairwoman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission, discusses the $1 million fine, the largest in its history, levied against two political action committees for campaign-reporting violations, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The FPPC also ordered two separate groups to pay the state’s general fund the amount of money donated to them during the 2012 election cycle by the groups that were fined. The Small Business Action Committee was ordered to pay $11 million while the California Future Fund for Free Markets was ordered to pay $4 million. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

“In a propaganda war against ISIS, the U.S. tried to play by the enemy’s rules”


WASHINGTON POST

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“How The Global LGBT Movement Can Keep Up Its Stunning Momentum”


HUFFINGTON POST

Same sex marriage advocate Niko Salas, center, waves a rainbow flag during a protest in Los Angeles, Tuesday, May 26, 2009. The California Supreme Court upheld a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday, but it also decided that the estimated 18,000 gay couples who tied the knot before the law took effect will stay wed. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Same sex marriage advocate Niko Salas, center, waves a rainbow flag during a protest in Los Angeles, Tuesday, May 26, 2009. The California Supreme Court upheld a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday, but it also decided that the estimated 18,000 gay couples who tied the knot before the law took effect will stay wed. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

“With Koch Funding, Kansas Republicans Pass Nation’s First Abortion Procedure Ban”


POLITICUS USA

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“After Nearly Claiming His Life, Ebola Lurked in a Doctor’s Eye”


NEW YORK TIMES

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“U.S. troops begin training Syrian rebels to fight ISIS”


CBS NEWS

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” Rising tide a national security threat”


MSNBC

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“Tom Brady’s agent speaks to ‘All In’


MSNBC

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The job that I’ve spent the last year learning is not the one I’ll have


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Being the Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Tar Heel was an incredible learning experience. We made excellent strides with our reporting, we took big stands on important issues and we beautifully chronicled the best and the worst of this year.

The sad thing is that, for many people in our class, this post will probably be the first time they learn about some of our progress this year.

In some ways, it’s humbling to realize that this newspaper that I spend a lot of hours slaving over isn’t really beloved by my peers in the same way.

And that’s because we don’t read news the way our parents did. And we never will.

This class didn’t teach me that. Professors have been squawking that at me for many many years now.

Print is dying. It’s an expensive product to love. And general mangers, publishers and editors the world over must…

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