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.

  • Carolina Beat

    Professors restoring free speech on campus

    Four classically liberal professors and an economist named Adam Smith walk into a room. No, this isn’t the beginning of a bad joke; it was the first event of the Classical Liberals in the Carolinas conference held Aug. 11 at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte. The annual conference, now…

  • CJ Exclusives

    Limits on craft beer distribution subject of planned documentary

    RALEIGH — While some of North Carolina’s craft breweries are gearing up for a 2017 legislative fight related to the distribution of their beer, Raleigh’s Lucas Smith is developing a documentary to tell the story of how some of the state’s beers get from the brewery to the taproom. Smith…

  • Daily Journal

    Focus on removing barriers in 2017

    RALEIGH — This is the third part of a three-part series looking ahead to N.C. legislative priorities for 2017. Follow the links to read part 1 and part 2. Often the best thing government can do is get out of the way. We’ve seen the results of that…

  • CJ Exclusives

    Attorney: Feds abusing asset forfeiture to harass business owner

    GREENSBORO — The federal government committed a “massive violation of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments” by seizing nearly $5 million, 40 vehicles, and four properties of a Greensboro small business owner while also breaching laws and federal policies controlling civil asset forfeiture cases, then hiding court actions it filed against…