Carolina Public Press

Investigative, in-depth journalism for North Carolina


Carolina Public Press is an independent nonprofit news organization dedicated to nonpartisan, in-depth and investigative news built upon the facts and context North Carolinians need to know. Our award-winning, breakthrough journalism dismantles barriers and shines a light on the critical overlooked and under-reported issues facing our state’s 10.2 million residents.

About our journalism

More than ever, North Carolina needs high-quality investigative and public service journalism, and that is our mission at Carolina Public Press. We produce stories that hold government and public officials accountable and that make transparent what some prefer to keep secret. We depend on financial support from readers who are committed to an informed and engaged North Carolina.


Asheville, NC, USA



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