Mountain Area Information Network

MAIN editorial policy

As a member of the nonprofit, public-interest media, MAIN will seek out voices and views ignored or underrepresented by corporate media. The intent of making these voices and views available via the MAIN homepage is to enlarge the range of ideas and viewpoints available to citizens of western North Carolina, thereby enriching overall civic understanding and public discourse in the region. News and opinion links will reflect MAIN's well-established orientation toward a politics of grassroots populism. MAIN staff will use the highest standards of professional, journalistic judgement in choosing links from credible sources.