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"The Pentagon appears to have panicked when it discovered it couldn't manipulate a first-class reporter, so it shoved him and all other press out."
Observer editor Rick Thames, June 15, 2006
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One Year After Keith Scott, Gone With The Prayer, Observer .... Well one Rick Thames who is now he's their retired editor when he was running ...
It's an uncertain time for the newspaper business. Revenues and newsrooms are shrinking – as the digital revolution expands. The Charlotte ...

Chisenhall, 53, a native of Belleville, Ill., succeeds Rick Thames, who ... She becomes the 10th editor in the Observer's 131-year history – and ...
WASHBURN has been covering radio and TV for the OBSERVER since ... as Editor of the paper from RICK THAMES as of TOMORROW (4/1).
By Rick Thames ... On my final day as editor of the Charlotte Observer, it's worth noting what sold me on a career in journalism. It started with a ...
By Rick Thames ... Your Charlotte Observer newsroom stands at the edge of a new and fascinating frontier, and ... The Observer was so intent at unlocking this mystery that it named me its first “public editor” in the early 1990s.

Rick Thames is retiring as editor of The Charlotte Observer and will be succeeded by managing editor Sherry Chisenhall, publisher Ann ...
Six North Carolina newspapers, including The News & Observer, have ... Rick Thames, editor of The Charlotte Observer, said PTL urged its ...
The Charlotte Observer and three other news outlets are suing UNC-Chapel ... Rick Thames, executive editor of the Observer, said victims have ...
In June, a team of Charlotte Observer journalists led by Elizabeth Leland set out to gauge the extent to which people are targeted because of their sexual ...
Eagle editor Sherry Chisenhall to move to Charlotte Observer ... Rick Thames, the editor of The Eagle until 2004, had hired her from Charlotte ...
Yes, there is just that much glass and sunlight inside the new Uptown headquarters of the Charlotte Observer.
For that matter, the Observer has staffed every Panthers game in their 21-year ... Veteran Sports Editor Michael Persinger, who is leading our ...
So our Observer editors prefer keeping HB2 for now rather than an “imperfect repeal”? That will be one lonely, isolated position. Given the ...
Media Columnist Mark Washburn Retires From Charlotte Observer ... over as Editor of the paper from RICK THAMES as of TOMORROW (4/1).
By Rick Thames ... On my final day as editor of the Charlotte Observer, it's worth noting what sold me on a career in journalism. It started with a ...
By Rick Thames ... Your Charlotte Observer newsroom stands at the edge of a new and fascinating frontier, and ... The Observer was so intent at unlocking this mystery that it named me its first “public editor” in the early 1990s.

Rick Thames is retiring as editor of The Charlotte Observer and will be succeeded by managing editor Sherry Chisenhall, publisher Ann ...
The Charlotte Observer won 41 awards in the annual N.C. Press Association competition ... Charlotte Observer Editor Rick Thames is at right ...
Six North Carolina newspapers, including The News & Observer, have ... Rick Thames, editor of The Charlotte Observer, said PTL urged its ...
The lawsuit was filed in Superior Court on Monday by the Observer, WRAL, ... Rick Thames, executive editor of the Observer, said victims have ...
On Wednesday night, the Observer plans to host a forum on HB2, the ... Observer Executive Editor Rick Thames said, “It's ludicrous to suggest ...
“It was no surprise to the governor's office that his email is a public record,” said Observer Executive Editor Rick Thames. “Given the impact of ...
In June, a team of Charlotte Observer journalists led by Elizabeth Leland set out to gauge the extent to which people are targeted because of their sexual ...
Keep your eye on the Charlotte Observer. The Observer has ... Rick Thames has been editor of the Observer for 12 years. Follow him at ...
One Year After Keith Scott, Gone With The Prayer, Observer .... Well one Rick Thames who is now he's their retired editor when he was running ...
One Year After Keith Scott, Gone With The Prayer, Observer .... Well one Rick Thames who is now he's their retired editor when he was running ...
Rick Thames, The Charlotte Observer's top editor and vice president, is set to retire from his post on March 31.
CHARLOTTE - The publisher of The Charlotte Observer has announced that editor Rick Thames is retiring. Thames, editor since 2004, told newsroom staffers of his decision on Wednesday (http://bit.ly/2nbFwbi). Publisher Ann Caulkins said managing editor ...
Rick Thames is retiring as editor of The Charlotte Observer and will be succeeded by managing editor Sherry Chisenhall, publisher Ann Caulkins announced Wednesday.
The Charlotte Observer won 41 awards in the annual N.C. Press Association competition Thursday, including 18 first-place awards, eight second-place awards and 15 third-place awards.
Rick Thames, executive editor at The Charlotte Observer, said perhaps the term fake news should not be used. "(Fake news) suggests that it's something other than a falsehood, the deliberate misleading of people," he said.
The tradition of using a photo as the front page on Christmas Day was started in 2001 by then-editor Rick Thames. He wanted to give readers a Christmas gift by highlighting a holiday photo.
Commenting on the complaint, Charlotte Observer Executive Editor Rick Thames argued, "It's ludicrous to suggest that this is anything other than a forum to help voters.
Rick Thames, the executive editor of the Observer, dismissed claims the event was politically motivated. "It's ludicrous to suggest that this is anything other than a forum to help voters," Thames said in a response published in the Charlotte newspaper ...
Charlotte Observer Editor Rick Thames opens "The Truth about HB2" forum hosted by the Charlotte Observer at the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square, to discuss the impact of HB2 and the future with or without it, on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.
The Observer's editorial board has endorsed Cooper, in addition to 25 other Democrats and 10 Republicans. Observer Executive Editor Rick Thames said, "It's ludicrous to suggest that this is anything other than a forum to help voters. "We've made every ...
The complaint also says Observer managers have "vocally and financially supported Roy Cooper and the democrat party." Observer Executive Editor Rick Thames says there's no hidden agenda and the decision host conversation has nothing to do with the ...
The North Carolina Republican Party has filed an elections board complaint against the Charlotte Observer and others who are planning a public forum about House Bill 2, alleging that the event will serve as an "infomercial" for Democratic gubernatorial ...
"There is no dispute that these are public records," said Observer Executive Editor Rick Thames. "Our request for them was ignored for six months, until we filed a lawsuit.
Rick Thames, executive editor of the Charlotte Observer, said the Observer did not intend to affect the gubernatorial race in publishing the emails, but the governor's office waited until after the lawsuit was filed to fulfill the records request.
ICYMI: Following The Charlotte Observer's powerful and heartbreaking series, Permission to Hate, documenting anti-LGBTQ crime and discrimination in North Carolina, Executive Editor Rick Thames issued an urgent call to action, "Let's put a stop LGBTQ ...
Congratulations to Elizabeth Leland and Rick Thames for exposing the reality of HB2 - a discriminatory bill that encourages and gives cover to hate and violence against our LGBT brothers and sisters.
ICYMI: Following The Charlotte Observer's powerful and heartbreaking series, Permission to Hate, documenting anti-LGBTQ crime and discrimination in North Carolina, Executive Editor Rick Thames issued an urgent call to action, "Let's put a stop LGBTQ ...
Citing the state's public records law, the Observer originally requested access to email exchanges between the governor and legislators, administrative officials, companies and others, said Rick Thames, the Observer's executive editor. The governor's ...
Citing the state's public records law, the Observer originally requested access to email exchanges between the governor and legislators, administrative officials, companies and others, said Rick Thames, the Observer's executive editor. The governor's ...
"It was no surprise to the governor's office that his email is a public record," said Observer Executive Editor Rick Thames. "Given the impact of HB2 on our state, it is appalling that he would ignore the law and continue to withhold that record six ...
Observer Executive Editor Rick Thames said the video that has been withheld may be important to the public. "There are any number of questions the video could help answer, not the least of which is whether there was a gun at the scene, near where Keith ...
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has refused to release more than two hours of footage that video cameras captured at the University City apartment complex where police fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott last week.
The Charlotte Observer reports 12 officers were injured in the protests, and a highway was shut down in both directions. By sunrise, the streets of the ... Rick Thames (@rthames) September 21, 2016 ... Charlotte Observer (@theobserver) September 21, 2016.


 

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