Behind the scenes: Capitol Hound launch

May 21 2014

What it’s like to take a service from theory to real-life, paying customers.

Students launch mobile site focused on politics

Aug 28 2012

June 7, 2012 CHAPEL HiLL, N.C. – The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Reese Felts Digital News Project launched the mobile-first website,, on June 4. The site covers politics in North Carolina in a year in which the state has drawn national attention as a political battleground and the host of the […]

North Carolina approves constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

May 10 2012

North Carolina voters passed a constitutional amendment that recognizes only marriages between one man and one woman, showing the state’s socially conservative strength and potential challenge for President Barack Obama’s swing state efforts in November. While the state already has a ban against same-sex marriage, the amendment means North Carolina will no longer recognize civil […]

reesenews to track voter perceptions of Amendment One across the state

May 08 2012

North Carolinians will vote today in the state’s primary election, casting their ballot on Amendment One, the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban all gay marriages and civil unions in the state. According to the most recent poll from Public Policy Polling, the amendment is likely to pass, by as much as a predicted 15 […]