Jamie Dean

Jamie is national editor of WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously worked for the Charlotte World. Jamie has covered politics, disasters, religion, and more for WORLD. She resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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Pitching to the left

Politics | Democratic candidates for president try to appeal to an ideological audience that pays attention to early campaigns, but will that hurt the candidates in the longer term?
by Jamie Dean
Posted 8/22/19, 09:55 am

One of the more awkward moments at a recent Christian conference in Atlanta came when an announcer enthusiastically introduced Elizabeth Warren as the senator “from the great state of New Hampshire.” 

Warren is from Massachusetts.

The senator is also a frontrunner in the early stages of the Democratic presidential primary race, but the mistake is understandable: With more than a dozen Democratic candidates in the 2020 field, it’s easy to confuse the details. 

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Harris and homeschooling

Education | One man’s apostasy doesn’t undermine a way of teaching children
by Jamie Dean
Posted 8/15/19, 05:16 pm

In the 1980s and 1990s, Gregg and Sono Harris became familiar faces to many in the growing number of Christian families educating their children at home. 

Gregg Harris spoke at conferences and workshops, and the couple’s oldest son, Joshua, became something of a teen icon: He spoke to homeschool audiences, he wrote articles, and he produced New Attitude, a magazine for homeschool kids.

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Troubled waters

News | Back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, bring a tragic conclusion to a long summer
by Jamie Dean
Posted 8/15/19, 09:17 am

End-of-summer television this year included an annual ritual that seems counterintuitive for anyone still trying to enjoy the ocean: Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

Other channels aired Jaws, the 1975 movie about a shark roaming the waters near a New England beach town. Director Steven Spielberg said the mechanical shark malfunctioned during the filming, and he wasn’t able to show it as much as planned. 

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