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  • WBTV Speak Out Editorial: Mass Shootings - An American Problem

    WBTV Speak Out Editorial: Mass Shootings - An American Problem

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:13 PM EST2018-02-20 19:13:48 GMT
    l“Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by General Manager, Scott Dempsey. This is not an editorial asking to outlaw guns.  This is an editorial demanding more from our elected leaders. The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida reminds us of one of the biggest threats to our national security – that nobody seems willing to do anything about. When someone tried to blow up ...More >>
    l“Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by General Manager, Scott Dempsey. This is not an editorial asking to outlaw guns.  This is an editorial demanding more from our elected leaders. The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida reminds us of one of the biggest threats to our national security – that nobody seems willing to do anything about. When someone tried to blow up ...More >>
  • WBTV Speak Out Editorial: Sexual Harassment and Misconduct

    WBTV Speak Out Editorial: Sexual Harassment and Misconduct

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:00 AM EST2018-02-13 14:00:01 GMT

    The #MeToo movement has empowered many victims to come forward and threatens to disrupt a status quo that has allowed powerful people to prey upon others for far too long.  Our guess is that we have only scratched the surface and the headlines will not go away any time soon.

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    The #MeToo movement has empowered many victims to come forward and threatens to disrupt a status quo that has allowed powerful people to prey upon others for far too long.  Our guess is that we have only scratched the surface and the headlines will not go away any time soon.

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  • WBTV Speak Out Editorial: Charlotte Lawsuits

    WBTV Speak Out Editorial: Charlotte Lawsuits

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-02-06 18:05:46 GMT
    “Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by editorial board member Jess Sessoms.. Recently, a WBTV News investigation revealed that the City of Charlotte has paid more than $13.3 million to defend and settle lawsuits over the past four years. The news team’s goal was to understand if your tax dollars were spent wisely in those legal matters, but unfortunately, questions remain unanswered because the city refused req...More >>
    “Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by editorial board member Jess Sessoms.. Recently, a WBTV News investigation revealed that the City of Charlotte has paid more than $13.3 million to defend and settle lawsuits over the past four years. The news team’s goal was to understand if your tax dollars were spent wisely in those legal matters, but unfortunately, questions remain unanswered because the city refused req...More >>
  • ABOUT SPEAK OUT

WBTV’s 12-member Editorial Board is made up of a diverse cross-section of employees from all departments. We meet each week to discuss ideas, and together decide the topics on which we wish to express our opinion. We encourage you to send us your thoughts on issues affecting our community. speakout@wbtv.com
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