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Big Poultry: How a secretive industry rules the roost in North Carolina


"This feature story, a collaboration between environmental and investigative reporters at the Charlotte Observer and the Raleigh News & Observer, is the flagship story from the two papers’ Big Poultry series uncovering how North Carolina’s secretive poultry industry is hurting the state’s environment. The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT selected this series as the 2023 winner of the Victor K. McElheny Award for local and regional journalism."




Gavin Off, Ames Alexander, Adam Wagner

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Charlotte Observer, Raleigh News & Observer


December 3, 2022