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Austin Chronicle Staff Blog Recognized
The Austin Chronicle’s staff blog was recognized today as a finalist in the Association of Alternative Newsmedia annual awards competition. Fellow alt-weeklies Cleveland Scene and Creative Loafing Atlanta were also named finalists in the staff blog category.

5:08PM Tue. May 19 Read More | Comment »

Professor Dumpster Wanted a Dialogue – He Got One
I was scrolling through my Facebook feed Friday night when I spotted Dan Solomon’s Texas Monthly blog post, “Why Professor Dumpster’s Gimmicks Are a Bunch of Trash.” Seeing the title, I winced.

1:13PM Wed. Mar. 11, Nora Ankrum Read More | Comment »

Phillip Perea Commits Suicide
Phillip Perea, the man who shot and killed himself outside New York City’s News Corp. building Monday, spent the morning handing out fliers that detailed ways in which Fox News, a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s global media conglomerate, ruined his career. Specifically, reports note, he was referring to the deeds of Austin’s Fox affiliate, KTBC.

12:35PM Mon. Jan. 26, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

We Need to Issue a Statement on 'Chronicle' Contributor Luke Winkie
We here at the Chronicle don’t always agree with the thoughts of able-minded content generator Luke Winkie, but it’s no secret that his byline’s shown up in our pages – 172 times since Feb. 2012, in fact. Through 32 years of business we’ve established a rightful reputation as an outlet that claims its kin.

4:37PM Fri. Jun. 27, 2014, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

Fun with Brickbats
Annoyed that you always miss the good stuff at SXSW? Always turning up at the wrong venue to see the second-best band, or the mediocre film? Here's your chance for a front-row seat at the Statesman vs. Chronicle Battle of the Titans! The issue is the Statesman's sloppy, tendentious reporting on SXSW and city "fee waivers."

2:00PM Fri. May 30, 2014, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Austinist Shuts Down
Damn near every young writer in Austin saw some semblance of their reportorial upbringing end Monday as the Austinist, an arm of the extensive, locally focused Gothamist network, announced shortly at 4pm that it was shutting its interactive doors.

6:29PM Mon. Apr. 14, 2014, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

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SXSW Interactive: Lessons From the Texas Abortion Battles
Social media can be a great equalizer – and a bit of a menace.

1:52PM Tue. Mar. 11, 2014, Jordan Smith Read More | Comment »

Greenwald on Politics, Privacy, Journalism
Glenn Greenwald, the Constitutional attorney who became a blogger and then reporter – and Ed Snowden’s go-to journalist to publish his cache of National Security Agency documents – Skyped to SXSW Interactive this afternoon, talking the nature of politics and the necessity of public journalism.

6:31PM Mon. Mar. 10, 2014, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Well, Well, Well
It's daggers lightly drawn between the Austin American-Statesman and the Texas Tribune today, with bragging rights for breaking the story that wealthy Travis County residents are drilling water wells on their property. So who was it? The Statesman? The Tribune? Or some mysterious third publication?

1:59PM Tue. Nov. 12, 2013, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Cheer Ups Cheerless Over Development Construction of parking garage threatens rock wall
The Zimmerman Rules D6 Council Member Compares Gays to Pedophiles