A weekly, one-hour newsmagazine on North Carolina, Carolina Journal Radio is hosted by Donna Martinez and Mitch Kokai and features a diverse mix of guests and topics. Education reform, tax policy, the state legislature, affirmative action, air pollution, freedom of the press and the courts – these are just a few of the subjects that Carolina Journal Radio has tackled since the program began production in 2003.

  • Daily Journal

    Don’t fear a robot invasion

    Claims that machines will displace workers and lead to stagnation, poverty, and social unrest have been made for centuries, despite the fact that they always turn out to be wrong.

  • Video

    North Carolina sets national example for tax reform

    North Carolina has attracted national attention for wide-ranging structural tax reforms adopted since 2013. Tax Foundation Vice President Joseph Henchman highlighted those reforms and explained how North Carolina compares with competing states during a presentation Monday to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society.

  • Quick Takes

    Foxx pushing feds to limit rules swamping local schools

    U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-5th District, wants federal bureaucrats to quit swamping states with education mandates that are left over from the Obama administration. In a recent interview, Foxx, the new chairwoman of the House Education and Workforce Committee, told McClatchy media that…

  • CJ Exclusives

    High Point council OKs stadium, but where’s the team?

    HIGH POINT­­­ — Greensboro has its downtown baseball stadium. Winston-Salem has its downtown baseball stadium. So why shouldn’t High Point — the Triad’s redheaded stepchild — have its own downtown baseball stadium? It should — or at least the City Council said so April 3, when…

  • Radio

    H.B. 2 is gone, debate lingers on

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 726: Now that the N.C. General Assembly has repealed controversial House Bill 2, the NCAA and ACC have announced that North Carolina is once again eligible to host the sports organizations’ championship events. It’s not clear that the fights sparked by the “bathroom…