Analysis on Issues, Policies, and Trends

From the site: The print Carolina Journal is augmented by Carolina Journal Online, which offers daily news, commentary, and analysis of North Carolina politics and policy.

John Locke Foundation

Carolina Journal

Editorial page for WRAL


CBC Opinion Newsletter

Online newspaper for the Civitas Institute. From the Institute's mission: The Civitas Institute fights to remove barriers to freedom so that all North Carolinians can enjoy a better life.

Civitas Institute

Civitas Newspaper

From the site: Local. Political. News. The latest in NC politics.

The Cycle NC

From the site: The online magazine of the Institute for Southern Studies

Institute for Southern Studies

Facing South

From the site: North Carolina's source for conservative news, politics, opinions, sports, and culture.

First In Freedom Daily

From the site: the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to strengthening public policy through nonpartisan research, education, and community engagement.

NC Center for Public Policy Research


From the host site: EducationNC is your trusted source of information and the architecture for your participation in a statewide conversation about education and the future of our state.

Ferrel Guillory for EducationNC

Friday with Ferrel

Video. From the site: FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman offers refreshing conversation about timely news and topics of public interest facing North Carolina and the nation.

Public Media North Carolina

FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman

From the site: Common Sense Conservative Commentary for the Carolinas

The Haymaker

Developed out of The Rothenberg Political Report. National focus. From the site: Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales provides nonpartisan analysis of campaigns for Senate, House, governor and president. It does not endorse candidates.

Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales

From the site: North Carolina's Statewide Issues Blog

John Locke Foundation

The Locker Room

From the site: The NC Free Enterprise Foundation (NCFREE) is the premier research organization in the state providing non-partisan analysis of the political landscape and its impact on North Carolina’s business environment.

North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation

From the site: NC Policy Watch, a project of the North Carolina Justice Center, is a news and commentary outlet dedicated to informing the public — including elected officials as they debate important issues — and ultimately to improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians.

North Carolina Justice Center

NC Policy Watch

From the site: The North State Journal is the only statewide newspaper in North Carolina.

The North State Journal

From the site: "To blog, rather than to seem": a discussion of North Carolina politics and other random political ramblings on southern and American politics. Site has the full text profiles of North Carolina and North Carolina's 2020 Governor's Race from "The Almanac of American Politics"

Michael Bitzer

Old North State Politics

A blog and news site with a North Carolina focus.

Thomas Mills and John Wynne


From the site: Real Facts NC is a 501(c)(4) non-profit dedicated to researching and telling the real story about issues facing North Carolinians. We share current and developing public policy and messaging in service of a more equitable North Carolina.

Real Facts

From the site: Taegan Goddard is the founder of Political Wire, one of the earliest and most influential political web sites.

Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

From the site: My blog entries and podcast episodes here are an attempt to rationally analyze politics.

David McLennan

Thinking About Politics

From the site: While largely out of power for the last several years, North Carolina is just one election away from once again seeing the liberal left in control. This series examines what the Left desires to impose on North Carolinians and the harmful effects of their policies.

Civitas Institute

Toxic Agenda

A podcast. From the site: In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores some of their most fascinating life stories, and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.

Spectrum News

Tying it Together with Tim Boyum

From the site: Up-to-date analysis of the local political landscape

J.W. Williamson


From the site: The WUNCPolitics Podcast is a free-flowing discussion of what we're hearing in the back hallways of the General Assembly and on the campaign trail across North Carolina.


The WUNCPolitics Podcast