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Oct 09, 2015 02:33 PM

You Better Watch Out…

In 1934, J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie sold their song “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” and “the right to secure copyright therein” to Leo Feist, Inc. In return, Feist agreed to publish the song and pay them royalties. At the time, copyright protection was only available for a maximum of 56 years. However, Congress has repeatedly extended theContinue Reading

Oct 09, 2015 01:24 PM

ICD-10: The Code Overkill Has Gone Live

The medical code overkill is now here. After a four-year delay, the US health care system has crossed over to an updated medical diagnosis coding system endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO), formally known as the tenth edition of the International Classification of Diseases, or ICD-10. The ICD is the most widely used indexContinue Reading

Oct 09, 2015 11:50 AM

Where our tax-dollars go

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Oct 08, 2015

The English Department Self-Destructs

The number of English majors is shrinking dramatically, in part because English Departments are losing faith in the value of what they should teach.

Oct 01, 2015

Downsizing Federal Role in Education

Queried about which unit of government should be most responsible for education, Americans overwhelmingly say decisions should be made by state or local officials.

Sep 24, 2015

Making Spending Visible and Trackable

A new Web portal will make it easier for citizens, researchers, and policymakers to see how much each unit of North Carolina government is spending, and on what.

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Jul 16, 2015

We Must Value the First Amendment

The notion of "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" has given way, even among journalists, to a multicultural fetish against offending anyone who is not Western, or who is among a media-anointed "victim class.

Jun 16, 2015

Telling Both Sides of the Story

Those who read, watch, and listen to the news lose when media outlets decide to ignore the “wrong” side.

Mar 13, 2015

Corrections Policies Say A Lot

A news outlet’s willingness to own up to its mistakes says a lot about its credibility.

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