CJ Radio (Page 3)

  • Military Affairs Commission generates open-meetings controversy

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 719: The N.C. Military Affairs Commission recently generated unwanted headlines when it refused to discuss a report about a controversial wind farm project until a reporter had left the group’s meeting. Before he left, the reporter, Carolina Journal Associate Editor Dan Way, had…

  • DeVos could have significant impact as U.S. education secretary

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 719: It took a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence to confirm Betsy DeVos as the new U.S. Education secretary. Now that DeVos has the job, Michael Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based education think tank, predicts the…

  • Presidents have mixed record on leadership traits

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 719: Every American president has been a leader, but some have exhibited much better leadership than others. Attorney Talmage Boston has used public cross-examinations of presidential historians and other experts to identify key traits shared by the most successful leaders among the presidents.

  • Report details key data for N.C. public education

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 718: The N.C. Department of Public Instruction recently released a report compiling key data about the state’s public schools. Information includes dropout rates and school crime totals. Terry Stoops, the John Locke Foundation’s director of research and education studies, analyzes the report and…

  • Legislators target help for homeless, foster kids

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 718: North Carolina education officials estimate 30,000 homeless kids attend schools across the state. That number does not include homeless children who avoid school altogether. Some state lawmakers are pushing legislation designed to address issues surrounding homeless kids, along with related issues linked…

  • Overly burdensome rules limit food choices, promote waste

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 718: Overly burdensome government rules limit food choices and promote food waste. Those are two of the key warnings linked to the recent book Biting the Hands That Feed Us. Author Baylen Linnekin, adjunct professor at George Mason University’s Scalia Law School, explains…

  • Data analytics play increasingly important role in elections

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 718: The art of targeting voters through data analytics develops rapidly from election cycle to election cycle. David Seawright, director of analytics and product innovation at Deep Root Analytics, discusses the most recent innovations in messaging. Seawright also explains how one of the…

  • Carolina Journal No. 718: Election data analytics take on new importance

    The art of targeting voters through data analytics develops rapidly from election cycle to election cycle. David Seawright, director of analytics and product innovation at Deep Root Analytics, discusses the most recent innovations in messaging. Seawright also explains how one of the most cutting-edge changes involves traditional television advertising. Overly…