One of our main missions is to watch the watchdogs, and judging from this story about GOP influence at CBS, we have plenty of work to do. CBS's corporate cowardice is enough to turn one's stomach.
In other news about news:
The Winston-Salem Journal says "thumbs up" to a legislative plan to let us watchdog watchers watch committee meetings without media intermediaries.
Blackwater releases a new release that denies everything, naturally.
And the klutziest online presence of a major NC newspaper award goes to the Durham Herald Sun.