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.

Knee-deep in scandal?

Politics | Liberal ad campaign targets conservative religious leaders over "gambling problem"
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/25/06, 12:00 am

The Campaign to Defend the Constitution (DefCon), a new online group dedicated to "combating the growing power of the religious right," launched its first advertising campaign this month with a series of ads that had little to do with defending the Constitution.

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Southern discomfort

Georgia | Ralph Reed sees his lead dwindle in his run for lieutenant governor
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/11/06, 12:00 am

Maurice Atkinson learned everything he knows about politics from Ralph Reed. The vice chairman of the Bibb County Republican Party in central Georgia cut his teeth on political activism in Indiana, where he was an active member of the Christian Coalition when Mr. Reed was executive director of the organization. When Mr. Atkinson moved to Georgia six years ago, he delved into local politics and supported Mr. Reed in his successful bid for state party chairman. "I liked his ideas," Mr. Atkinson told WORLD. "He was extremely effective."

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Holiday blues

| A still-devastated New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras as residents try to salvage wrecked neighborhoods
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/04/06, 12:00 am

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