Tag: Durham Herald-Sun

Major North Carolina newspapers running ‘news’ written by donor-sponsored reporters

By David Larson Raleigh, NC – If you’ve read a news story about climate change or renewable energy lately in a North Carolina newspaper, there’s a good chance the author’s salary was not paid by that newspaper but rather by…

One on One: Who are today’s public intellectuals?

public intellectuals book cover

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Billy Graham’s death and memorial service brought back memories of a column I wrote about North Carolina’s “Public Intellectuals” 16 years ago. I had noticed a book by Richard A. Posner titled “Public…