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True Crime?
Why is the Austin American-Statesman in touch with the lawyers for Holtzbrinck Publishers Holdings and its subsidiary Holt, publisher of the critically acclaimed A Death in Texas?
"...Chronicle's review). Within days, according to Statesman Managing Editor Fred Zipp and correspondence between him and Holtzbrinck Publishers Holdings..."

June 28, 2002 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Snoring Out Loud
The local daily's cautious toe in the water doesn't work in the wild 'n' wooly blogosphere
"...spring the Austin American-Statesman's top editors, Rich Oppel and Fred Zipp, launched a blog on the Statesman Web site,..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Eye of the Media Storm
On the block, the Statesman fiddles while the industry burns
"...year, in a rare burst of newspaper-related controversy, Editor Fred Zipp took the unusual step of apologizing to readers..."

March 6, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

'Statesman' Drops a Turd
Decision to censor 'Doonesbury' strip annoys the crap out of daily's readers
"...In his online blog, Statesman managing editor Fred Zipp, clearly tired of all the crap in newspapers,..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

History Still Hidden
Reporter of 'Statesman' racial cleansing series disowns published version
"...the top." (Statesman Editor Rich Oppel and Managing Editor Fred Zipp did not return repeated calls requesting comment.) 'No..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature by Kevin Brass

'Statesman' Editor Retiring; Paper's No. 2 Stepping Up
Rich Oppel stepping down in June, at which point Managing Editor Fred Zipp takes over
"...He will be replaced by longtime States­man No. 2 Fred Zipp, who has been running much of the day-to-day..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Media Watch
With circulation sliding, Austin American-Statesman turns to heavens for help
"...and wisdom of matters spiritual," said Statesman Managing Editor Fred Zipp...."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin.
"...paying for an editor with Morris' experience? Managing editor Fred Zipp, who returned a call made to Beach's office..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Daily Cops to Spring Sins
"...the bottom of page E1, Austin American-Statesman Managing Editor Fred Zipp acknowledged that the daily's controversial coverage in January..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Counting the Dead
Whatever their number, the Iraqi casualties lie at our feet
"...This week I asked Statesman Managing Editor Fred Zipp about the daily's coverage of The Lancet report..."

Nov. 17, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Reading the Roots
They came, they saw, they blogged
"...was followed (online Monday, in print Tuesday) by Editor Fred Zipp's semi-apology: "In trying for a humorous take on..."

July 25, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Media Watch
The Statesman's getting smaller, but for what?
"...In a note to readers, Managing Editor Fred Zipp explained that "more than half" of people surveyed..."

March 21, 2008 News Column by Kevin Brass

CRP Leak
The city wants to know who leaked the Citizens Review Panel recommendations to the press
"...the investigation and we've declined," said Statesman managing editor Fred Zipp, refusing further comment...."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Thinner Reads, Fewer Reporters
As the economy gets tight, newspapers around the state feel the pain.
"...erosion in ad revenue" for Technopolis, says Managing Editor Fred Zipp, "and it was an expensive section to produce...."

Oct. 12, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Media Watch
The Austin Bulldog, Statesman dabble in new business models
"...meet readers' demands and our needs," said Statesman Editor Fred Zipp. ..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Statesmanship: Watching the Editors' Ink Dry
The Statesman's retooling isn't fooling anyone
"...notice. Instead, after a brief run and what Editor Fred Zipp labeled "howls" of protest, the ad was moved,..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Media Watch: Top 10 Media Stories of 2008
"...to the paper 13 years earlier. Longtime No. 2 Fred Zipp slipped into the editor's chair and put his..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Point Austin: Poor Rich's Almanac
Three cheers for Oppel's Statesman
"...for the Statesman reporters and staff members. May the Fred Zipp Era bring them more light, energy, and a..."

March 28, 2008 News Column by Michael King

'Statesman' Gets Creative
'Statesman' explores new ways to spark circulation and revenue, often taking a pickax to traditional Ad-Editorial boundaries in the process
"...an upcoming issue of XL. (Oppel and managing editor Fred Zipp didn't return calls for this story; Barnes declined..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Naked City
Headlines
"...not materially affect our conclusions." -- Statesman Managing Editor Fred Zipp, in the closest the daily is likely to..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Short Cuts
Sure, you can call a spade a spade, but the Statesman can't call a dildo a dildo. Try "female sex toys" instead.
"...not indicative of Garcia's personal view. Statesman Managing Editor Fred Zipp, in his reply to Barton's letter, says "Governments..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Top 10 Media Stories
Alive and wired
"...In a curiously abrupt September departure, Austin American-Statesman Editor Fred Zipp announced his "passion for the job" had diminished..."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Headlines
"...• Speaking of the Statesman: Editor Fred Zipp announced his retirement last week, saying, "I have..."

Sept. 9, 2011 News Feature

Media Watch: 'A Sense of Purpose'
Texas Tribune makes its debut in realm of nonprofit journalism
"...we decide whether to use its material," States­­man Editor Fred Zipp wrote in an e-mail. "It's certainly a competitor..."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Column by Kevin Brass

TV Storm Surge ... and the Demanding Life of a 'Statesman' Editor
What would we do without TV during a storm?
"...for news that happened awhile ago." (Statesman Managing Editor Fred Zipp didn't respond to calls or e-mail.)..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...no jaunty memo from manag­ing editor (and soon-to-be editor) Fred Zipp promising beefed-up coverage. Just a few lines with..."

April 11, 2008 News Feature

Oppel Stepping Down as 'Statesman' Editor
He'll be replaced by Managing Editor Fred Zipp
"...is retiring. He will be replaced by Managing Editor Fred Zipp. Here's a look back at what I wrote..."

March 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: Special Treatment
The Statesman goes after Glen Maxey – and gays, and the mentally ill
"...line separates our news staff, directed by Managing Editor Fred Zipp, and our editorial board, headed by Editorial Page..."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Unequal Farce
The 'Statesman' leaps to its own defense … and crashes on takeoff
"...out to us last week by Statesman Managing Editor Fred Zipp, we corrected it on our Web site, again..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Knee-Jerk Reporting
"...Managing Editor Fred Zipp disagrees with Sheffield's characterization. "We had a news..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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