Newspaper seeks ‘safe’ editor after getting blasted for gun-records request

The North Carolina newspaper that apologized to its readers and the local sheriff for requesting gun-permit information is advertising for a new editor.editor (Robert Horne resigned after the brouhaha, saying he wanted to help the Cherokee Scout “move forward” after the controversy.)

The Scout now wants a journalist whose goal isn’t “challenging the community with your extreme political views” but more interested in telling “good stories.”


* Editor who knows how to tell good stories wanted (
* Earlier: The most incredible newspaper apology ever (

UPDATE: Read the dozens of comments about this ad on my Facebook wall