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Austin Bat Cave Panel Dissects the Blurring of Journalism and Activism
DeRay Mckesson, a leader of the Black Lives Matter movement and co-founder of Pod Save the People, joined The Washington Post’s Ann Gerhart and Alexa Ura of The Texas Tribune on Wednesday, March 20, as part of Austin Bat Cave’s three-day journalism workshop for high school students.

11:45AM Thu. Mar. 21, Lilli Hime Read More | Comment »

Spider House Legal Battle to Continue
John Dorgan’s lawsuit against his former Spider House Cafe and Ballroom employee Jeremy Rogers will continue – in part – toward a potential trial.

1:50PM Thu. Mar. 14 Read More | Comment »

Evan Smith on the Secret of Texas Tribune’s Success
A pitch meeting with Evan Smith resides somewhere between a very best man’s wedding toast and a reprise of Robert Preston in The Music Man. Delivering his one-man panel Wednesday afternoon, Smith was persuasive that working in nonprofit journalism “is not a job, it’s a calling.”

7:30PM Wed. Mar. 13, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Jada Yuan’s Guide to Traveling, Journalism
A couple years ago, a friend urged me to apply to The New York Times job posting for a travel writer to visit 52 destinations in one year. I didn’t apply, but Jada Yuan – previously a contributing editor and culture features writer for New York magazine – did.

6:15PM Tue. Mar. 12, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Texas Teachers Rally at Capitol for More Funding
As the Texas House and Senate move forward with their plans to bolster teacher pay and increase state funding for public schools, hundreds of teachers gathered at the Capitol on Monday with concerns about the proposals from both chambers.

5:05PM Tue. Mar. 12, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Beer Bill Filed With Legislature Changes Proposed Requirements for Breweries
Yes, there is yet another update to the beer-to-go saga: The proposed Flow Meter bill was filed in the Texas Legislature on Friday, March 8, but as it relates to flow meter provisions, the stipulations for superfluous overregulation were completely removed.

4:30PM Tue. Mar. 12, Eric Puga Read More | Comment »

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Southwest Key CEO Juan Sanchez Steps Down
Juan Sanchez, embattled CEO of local nonprofit Southwest Key, is stepping down from his post.

2:45PM Mon. Mar. 11, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

SXSW, Tribune, CNN Present the Rest of the 2020 Presidential Pack
From down in the valley of the margin of error, came the 2020 zero-to-1%-ers on Sunday. At the “Conversations on America’s Future” collab between SXSW and The Texas Tribune, and then CNN’s live triple-header town hall, the folks in the back of the Democratic presidential pack allowed Austin and America to ask as one: “Who?” and “Why?”

10:20AM Mon. Mar. 11, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

Elizabeth Warren Leads “Conversations on America's Future”
Fresh off her call to break up Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Apple, “like a gangster,” Elizabeth Warren packed the lion’s den at ACL Live, as interviewer Anand Giridharadas urged the employees of those companies to stand up so she could see them. “And then the drone will come and take your pictures,” Warren quipped. (She’s actually quite funny.)

8:43AM Sun. Mar. 10, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

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Texas House Advances Ambitious School Finance Bill Teachers’ union celebrates shedding of merit pay provision
Envisioning the Future of Austin State Hospital What will it take to turn the former Texas State Lunatic Asylum into a world-class center of brain health?

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