The Cardinal & Pine team, along with some of our colleagues from Courier Newsroom, in spring 2022. Front row, from L-R, Kate Bassett, Courier director of content organizing; former C&P Associate Editor Emiene Wright; Kim Lawson, Courier regional editorial director; former C&P Senior Editor Sarah Ovaska, Courier Newsroom CEO Tara McGowan. Back row, from L-R, C&P Reporter Michael McElroy; C&P Managing Editor Billy Ball.
Cardinal & Pine Wins Nine Awards, Including Five First-Place Honors, at the N.C. Press Association

In just our second year, the Cardinal & Pine team has been recognized for our work in political reporting, video, newsletters, multimedia journalism, and commentary. 

Ukrainian servicemen ride on top of an armored personnel carrier speeding down a deserted boulevard during an air raid alarm, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 1, 2022. The U.N.'s refugees chief is warning that many more vulnerable people will begin fleeing their homes in Ukraine if Russia's military offensive continues and further urban areas are hit. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Fake or Real? How to Tell If Info About Ukraine is Legit 

Disinformation is highly effective during times of chaos, like with the Russian attack on Ukraine. But sussing out the real information takes only a few minutes.

'Not So Super Publishing' Founder Jacques Nyemb makes comic and children's book gold out of everyday Black heroes. (Image via Not So Super Publishing; Photo by Carolyn Scott)
POW! NC Comic Writer Smashes Racial Injustice, COVID on the Page

How Black Lives Matter and being a dad influenced Jacques Nyemb’s ‘Not So Super Publishing’ company.

Twitter banned President Trump's account late Friday.
Twitter Permanently Suspends President Trump

Twitter's actions deprive the president of the megaphone by which he has incited violence and chaos for the last four years.

WATCH: 9 Local TV Stations Pushed the Same Amazon-Scripted Segment

The package was produced by Amazon spokesperson Todd Walker.