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Building Hope
Activist Turk Pipkin's documentary looks at the process of building of a secondary school in Mahiga, Kenya.
"...less like a documentarian here and more like a spokesman, especially when he pauses to name-check a second time..."

June 3, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Capitalism: A Love Story
Michael Moore wants to know where our money went.
"...sloppy, sprawling voice of the court jester and self-appointed spokesman for the American people – are the very things..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perry Names New Press Staff
Gov. hires old Dewhurst spokesman to head up his communications staff.
"...director and, when Gilmore became its chair in 2001, spokesman for the Republican National Committee. So he should be..."

Aug. 21, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dogville
Lars von Trier's new film is both masterful and misanthropic.
"...by gangsters. She is discovered by the town’s self-appointed spokesman Tom Edison (Bettany), who implores the community to take..."

April 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Crossroads
Britney's screen debut.
"...seats in helpless awe – the same way Viagra spokesman Bob Dole is at the end of those creepy..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hype!
"...Soundgarden's Kim Thayil, Mudhoney's Mark Arm, and former SubPop spokesman Megan Jasper, just to name a few -- are..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Now Dunnam Is Really Pissed at TxDOT
Stimulus committee chair says agency sending inaccurate information to Congress
"...apparently before the meeting had even ended – TxDOT spokesman Chris Lippincott told reporter April Castro, “I'm not sure..."

March 3, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

FBI Investigating Deadly Drug Raid at Home of Maryland Mayor
Police admit they F-ed up in raid of mayor's home
"...raid the home. According to Raw Story, sheriff's office spokesman Sgt. Mario Ellis said the officers "apparently felt threatened"..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...operating hours are exempt from the grandfathered pollution regulations," spokesman Jim Hodson told the Chronicle, "as are changes in..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Meet the New Boss
The Privatization Route
"...of the agency's 2,800 workers, or about 2%. Rylander spokesman Keith Elkins says that those laid off were mainly..."

Jan. 15, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

A Guide to Getting a Beer During SXSW
Ditch the convention center and check these brewpubs
"...Instead go to Spokesman:..."

March 15, 2019 Food Feature by Eric Puga

The Mentality of Politics as War
Scott McClellan on his time in the Bush Administration
"...say it explicitly, is that the job of the spokesman is a responsibility to Americans and people beyond the..."

June 20, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Full Campaign Disclosure: Here Comes Late Money
Charges, countercharges, and lawsuits in City Council campaigns
"...there will be few remaining public appearances, and campaign spokesman Mark Nathan said he expected most of the remaining..."

May 6, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

The Short Unhappy Life of Sophia King
The APD shooting death of Sophia King was a tragedy waiting to happen.
"...wanted to do his own thing," said a sheriff's spokesman. (The police administration declined to comment, but through a..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Scott McClellan and Family
A telling timeline of McClellan's life
"...1994: Campaign spokesman for mother's successful run for Railroad commissioner...."

June 20, 2008 News Feature

Off the Desk:
"...before it has a chance to quit Freeport. Company spokesman Garland Robinette, reached after business hours, responded: "You know..."

Sept. 20, 1996 News Feature

Austin Beer Guide’s Lager Jam 5
Lager mongers collaborate for annual festival
"...parking lot and into the cool, soothing innards of Spokesman Coffee over in South Austin’s The Yard, presumably to..."

Aug. 28, 2018 Food Post by Eric Puga

Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out
"...ballot access is Go Back West, Young Man, but spokesman William Dudley Pelley said the group is having trouble..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

How Do You Formulate a Grand Prix?
The race to nail down an F1 deal involves multiple entities
"...yet, and the long-term preparation has just begun. Project spokesman Adam Goldman said, "The moment the paper's been filed..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Noriega Lays Out Health Plan – Minus Universal Coverage
In a tough race against Cornyn, Noriega tries to distinguish himself on health care
"...to health care under the Cornyn plan," argued Noriega spokesman Martine Apodaca, working hard to make McCain and Cornyn..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Porn Busters!
Investigators run roughshod over rights in hunt for cybersex offenders
"...Britt, Sparks, and more recently from Department of Justice spokesman Daryl Fields in San Antonio -- is that there..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Perry's Big $$$ Ideas
The governor reaches for a legacy – is anybody listening?
"...of them planned by utility giant TXU. (Replied Perry spokesman Robert Black, "No one should be surprised that a..."

March 2, 2007 News Feature by Amy Smith

Back to the Trenches
AMD tightens its hold on Lantana – and the enviro opposition digs in
"...collateral damage to the Barton Springs watershed," said SOS spokesman Colin Clark.A Battle Resumes..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Nader Loses Ballot Fight, Uses F-Word
Nader loses in federal court but vows appeal for Texas ballot
"...National campaign spokesman Kevin Zeese called Yeakel's ruling "a very poor decision,..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
The Secretary of State calls time-out on the voting machine front
"...plaintiffs credited the postponement to the suit, but a spokesman for Connor's office said the meeting was canceled outright..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Battle of the Big Box
Enviros and Southwest neighbors find a common cause: fighting Wal-Mart and its plans for a Supercenter on the aquifer
"...groups, Endeavor principals decided not to attend, sending hired spokesman Trey Salinas in their stead. Salinas also serves as..."

July 11, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

TNRCC, EPA Follow Suit
The EPA and TNRCC jump on environmentalists' bandwagon by accusing Alcoa of violating the Clean Air Act.
"...For the TNRCC's part, spokesman Patrick Crimmins insists that, contrary to their claims, the..."

Jan. 18, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Wasn't It FABulous?
Economic and environmental consequences of high tech plant closings are potentially grim.
"..."The closures had been planned for some time," AMD spokesman Ron Dusek said, "but with the [economic] situation being..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The debate over Longhorn Pipeline's proposed gasoline pipeline between Houston and El Paso has heated up recently, moving from Austin to Washington, D.C. in advance of a decision by the federal government on whether to conduct a formal environmental impact statement.
"...chosen to weigh in cautiously on the issue. A spokesman for Bush's presidential campaign says Bush believes that the..."

July 7, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Naked City
Utilities' estimates of stranded costs associated with deregulation are coming in, and they're far higher than the figures originally provided to the Texas Legislature when the law was being approved.
"...establish rules for deregulation before next year, but PUC spokesman Terry Hadley acknowledges that estimates for so-called stranded costs..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

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