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Peter Castagno - Port City Daily


Peter Castagno is a journalist who has freelanced for Sludge, TruthOut, and Stock News. Castagno’s interests lie in foreign policy and the military industrial complex, as well as global economic systems and holding people in power accountable. He has received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from UNCW. In his free time, Castagno likes to “vibe out.”

  • In honor of Sunshine Week — an annual event focused on government transparency and reporters who work to hold governments accountable for being open to the public — WECT, Port City Daily, and WHQR took a look at warrants and domestic violence protection orders. WHQR also took a closer look at a new policy aimed at giving New Hanover County school board members first crack at public documents — something that definitely isn't in keeping with the spirit of Sunshine Week.
  • In honor of Sunshine Week — an annual event focused on government transparency — WECT, Port City Daily, and WHQR explored the world of warrants. These are public records, except when they're not — and that's not the only potential source of confusion.
  • Earlier this year, a Superior Court judge dismissed a case brought by a student against Cape Fear Community College and several other organizations, which alleged she was treated unfairly. But court documents, recordings, and interviews with the student show there's much more to the story — including evidence that CFCC both took action to remove two employees who were involved and tried to keep the initial complaints from media and the public.