“I am an avid reader of the Xpress, and I am deeply saddened, appalled and outraged that you would print a [letter to the editor] that advocates terrorism and hate.”
“Were you simply short a couple of column inches of copy and needing to fill that space? Or have you, as journalists, forgotten that the First Amendment does have some prudent, historical limitations.”
“An open mind is important but must be balanced with healthy skepticism and critical thinking.”
It was a (quite literally) jam-packed night with tons of guests sitting in with each group’s sets.
“And so [as] far as I’m concerned, for printing that for money, you’re nothing but greedy and immoral, and people who vote for these conservatives are voting for a complete destruction of this state.”
In an upcoming issue Xpress will feature 12 people who are making Asheville, and the surrounding area, a better place to live. However, these won’t be the typical names associated with influencing the city. We’re seeking the overlooked, and need your nominations.
“Asheville has too much of a legacy of racism. Please Mountain Xpress, help this mostly white community face up to the neglect of our oppressed neighbors.”
“The public needs a better understanding of the challenges the police face daily — and the police need to show greater empathy for the people they’re sworn to protect.”
“Alliterative and proud, Carolina Public Press says it’s ‘In-Depth, Investigative and Independent.'”
“Although web-based Xpress content has reflected this story, the print version doesn’t even acknowledge that it happened.”
Readers can look out for further coverage of Give!Local at mountainx.com in the coming months, but nonprofits and business partners are encouraged to apply to participate now. Nonprofit representatives may also attend an informational session at The BLOCK Off Biltmore on Wednesday, July 6.
” I was impressed with the willingness of this very kind and gifted man to quit everything and move to Kenya to teach, to write and to help people. His death is a great loss for all of us.”
A hard climb can be the most satisfying when one reaches the top. Many businesses are working hard to earn your vote for Mountain Xpress‘ Best of WNC 2016, so that they can stand at the top of the mountain above the rest. It isn’t up to the paper to decide though, strong results only come […]
Place your gear, harness up and slip on your voting shoes. You can almost smell the rocky pinnacle; the pride and respect that comes with standing tall above everyone else. The mountain is open! Voting has begun for the beloved annual Best of WNC awards. You have until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 to complete your ballot and […]
“The blackout on Tourist games seems to reflect a discriminating and fact-centric bias whose baleful influence threatens the entire pluralistic ethos of alternative publications such as this one.”
The 2015 News, Editorial and Photojournalism awards were presented Thursday, and Xpress was honored with first and second place in the Beat Feature Reporting category, as well as second place for Election/Political Reporting and second place for a niche publication with our Best of WNC 2015-2016 Pocket Guide.
The roundup includes John Scofield and Jon Cleary, the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam, The Nth Power, dopapod, Jon Stickley and Travis Book
By Bill Branyon | “He never — and I do mean never ever — complained of his plight. His joie de vivre remained intense, and our talks about sports, literature and politics passionate.”
“I want to start off by saying that I don’t read the Mountain Xpress very much. I have better things to do.”
Starting at noon on Tuesday, April 7, residents, visitors and the noblemen and women of Western North Carolina may cast their votes in a democratic election, naming the kings and queens of the annual Mountain Xpress Best Of Awards.
“I realize that most of the Mountain Xpress readers are oblivious to the amount of censorship that occurs on the Mountain Xpress website affecting commenters of the opinion letters.”