Join us at the 129th DTH Birthday!

Join us in Chapel Hill for the DTH’s 129th Birthday and Alumni Homecoming Sponsored by The DTH’s 129th Birthday is scheduled for Friday, February 25 – Saturday, February 26. Join us for happy hour and trivia at Linda’s before an exciting weekend of panels with industry experts and DTH alumni, a celebratory dinner at The Graduate Hotel, and an after-party […]

Student Leaders for the 2019-20 academic year selected

UNC-Chapel Hill’s independent student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, and its communications agency, 1893 Brand Studio, announced new student leadership for the 2019-2020 academic year. Rising seniors Maddy Arrowood and Tyler Pollack will assume the roles of editor-in-chief and advertising director, respectively, of The Daily Tar Heel, and rising senior Molly Looman will serve as […]

It’s #savestudentnewsrooms day

Dear DTH Alumni and friends, It’s one of those beautiful April days in Chapel Hill, when anything seems possible. So, on #savestudentnewsrooms day, I’m asking you all to help The Daily Tar Heel save itself. It’s been another tough year for the financial models that support student journalism, nationwide. The ad revenue that supports many […]

Q&A: 2013-14 EIC Nicole Comparato tackles student press freedom in Miami Law Review article

In March, the University of Miami Law Review published an article by third year law student Nicole Comparato. The article is about student press freedom at public universities that fund college media — and argues that those student journalists should be free from economic censorship (or any censorship). Nicole first became interested in institutional censorship of college […]

Tyler Fleming selected 2017-18 DTH editor

By Leah Asmelash DTH Staff Writer Junior history major Tyler Fleming was selected Saturday as the editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel newspaper for the 2017-18 school year. He will replace current editor-in-chief Jane Wester. Fleming is the current opinion editor for the DTH. He said his selection is a great opportunity for change at […]

Sarah Brown: Why you should go to the DTH Birthday Weekend

By Sarah Brown Class of 2015 Why you should go to the Daily Tar Heel Birthday Weekend on Feb. 17-18 (tickets here) Chapel Hill. I don’t think this reason needs an explanation. Amazing professional development events, including speakers from CNN, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and Pro Publica, as well as yours truly. At last year’s […]

DTH wins 2016 Newspaper Pacemaker

By Erica Beshears Perel Class of 1998 Sports was one of the biggest stories that The Daily Tar Heel covered in 2015-16 — from continued fallout of the athletic-academic scandal to the basketball team that was one Villanova basket away from the national championship. So it’s no surprise that the Pacemaker entries for the DTH under Editor-in-Chief […]


Jane Wester selected 150th DTH Editor-in-Chief

The DTH newsroom has a new leader. University Editor Jane Wester was selected editor-in-chief for the 2016-17 school year on Saturday. Here’s the story about Jane’s selection that was published in The Daily Tar Heel. You can also read her platform and a story about her candidacy. The other candidates who interviewed for the position were Copy […]