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Statesman Cuts Arts Staff
Arts critic Jeanne Claire van Ryzin terminated after 17 years
"...whole lot softer. As of Dec. 31, the Austin American-Statesman is eliminating the position of full-time arts writer, meaning..."

Nov. 30, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Statesman Staff Strikes for a Wage Floor of $60,000
Gannett strike is part of a nationwide effort
"...reporters, page designers, photographers, and editors at the Austin American-Statesman will strike Monday. They’re not only advocating for fair..."

June 2, 2023 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Statesman Advertising Supplement Cheers Eastside Gentrification
Update: Statesman removes article, reiterates apology
"...Too long have you been vilified. But the Austin American-Statesman is here to put you in your rightful place,..."

July 2, 2017 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Statesman Reporters Strike and They’re Prepared to Again
They’ve raised $15,000 to pay employees losing wages
"...salary and regular raises to no avail, the Austin American-Statesman newsroom’s unionized staff went on strike Monday...."

June 5, 2023 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Statesman Purchases In Fact Daily
IFD editor Jo Clifton explains sale
"...Fact Daily has just been sold to the Austin American-Statesman for an undisclosed sum...."

March 29, 2010 News Post by Michael King

Statesman Reporters Are About to Strike
The paper's corporate owner hasn't budged on union priorities
"...News Guild, a union for reporters at the Austin American-Statesman, first sat down at the bargaining table with Gannett,..."

May 12, 2023 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

'Statesman' Gets Creative
'Statesman' explores new ways to spark circulation and revenue, often taking a pickax to traditional Ad-Editorial boundaries in the process
"...the modern daily newspaper. He simply wants the Austin American-Statesman to stop dumping a red-bagged copy of the newspaper..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Drive to Unionize the Statesman Newsroom Prevails
Strength in numbers
"...Wednesday, Feb. 24, the editorial staff at the Austin American-Statesman voted 36-12 to form a union, becoming the third..."

March 5, 2021 News Feature by Jose Benjamin Montaño

'Statesman' Drops a Turd
Decision to censor 'Doonesbury' strip annoys the crap out of daily's readers
"...Austin's moral fiber out of the dung heap, Austin American-Statesman editors last week pulled two Doonesbury strips from the..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

As Statesman Reporters Were on Strike, Gannett Posted Their Jobs
And published anonymously written stories
"...& Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y., and the Gannett-owned Austin American-Statesman here in town read very similar articles on Monday,..."

April 12, 2024 News Feature by Lina Fisher

So Goes the Statesman
Daily paper awaits GateHouse revamp
"...announced in March that it was buying the Austin American-Statesman, the news elicited concerned emotions. Yes, there would still..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Not Very Statesman-like
The daily of record's release of Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, its only full-time arts critic, isn't getting good reviews
"...and ever-trustworthy weekly Austin Chronicle and the daily Austin American-Statesman. Guided by two longtime arts advocates, Robert Faires (who..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

City vs. Statesman: Futrell Comes Out Swinging at the Springs
City and state experts contest the Statesman's hair-raising allegations of toxic pollution at Barton Springs.
"...report published in that morning's edition of the Austin American-Statesman: that cancer-causing pollutants had rendered the pool unsafe for..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

First Look: The Statesman
A “supper club” with clever cocktails and warm hospitality
"...of which are present and accounted for at the Statesman, a New American “supper club” that opens in Downtown..."

Jan. 18, 2024 Food Post by Taylor Tobin

Statesman Falls Off Its Bike
Statesman bungles a report about a local traffic incident
"...the Metro & State Roundup section of Saturday's Austin American-Statesman (Sept. 29) you might be under the impression that..."

Oct. 5, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Statesman Watch
Keeping Tabs on the Daily's Agenda
"...The Austin American- Statesman deserves constant scrutiny as it turns into a credible..."

June 21, 1996 News Column by Chris Walters

'Statesman' Buys In Fact Daily
Austin's daily buys online political newsletter
"...In Fact Daily, had been sold to the Austin American-Statesman for an undisclosed sum. Clifton announced the sale on..."

April 2, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Media Watch: 'Statesman' to Go Platinum?
Equity firm specializing in 'distressed' properties looking at Austin daily
"...firm emerged as a front-runner to buy the Austin American-Statesman. No details were available on Platinum Equity's deal to..."

April 3, 2009 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
"...After 13 years at the helm, Austin American-Statesman Editor Rich Oppel, 65, is retiring in June, the..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Media Watch: 'Statesman' Off the Market
After entering final negotiations to sell the paper, Cox Newspapers walks away from the table
"...the final stages of negotiations to sell the Austin American-Statesman when management abruptly reversed course and took the paper..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

TV Storm Surge ... and the Demanding Life of a 'Statesman' Editor
What would we do without TV during a storm?
"...Home subscribers to the Austin American-Statesman who went to bed early Wednesday night may not..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature by Kevin Brass

The Statesman ... Files a Motion
The Statesman files a restraining order for the Enlow arbitration
"...to a petition filed by attorneys for the Austin American-Statesman one hour before court recessed on Friday. Critics charged..."

Sept. 27, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Hard Times at the Statesman
The new owners start cutting, and the bleeding begins
"...The shoes have begun to drop at the Austin American-Statesman. Most prominently, on Monday Publisher Susie Biehle and Editor..."

Aug. 31, 2018 News Column by Michael King

'Statesman' Slam
That all ya' got?
"...As part of its "Your Life. Your Statesman." campaign, the Statesman is calling for readers to submit..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

City Hall Hustle: Who reads the 'Statesman'? Not its editors.
Statesman lets its bias show
"...reverse engineering is a technique familiar to regular Austin American-Statesman readers: A scribe is assigned a topic, the feature..."

March 13, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

No N***az in the 'Statesman'
The daily keeps 'Boondocks' away from gentle readers
"...much as an apologetic note to readers, the Austin American-Statesman's editors/humor police last week refused to run a controversial,..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Austin at Large: Suffering With the Statesman
Ragging on the daily isn’t as much fun now, but sometimes it still needs to happen
"...weeklies. (The fact that we were free and the Statesman was not, they said, proved we were crap, because..."

Aug. 26, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

City Council Grants Early OK to Statesman Property Plan
Batcave begins
"...of Downtown real estate that formerly housed the Austin American-Statesman's newsroom and printing press inched closer toward redevelopment last..."

April 15, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Luv Doc: What in the Hell Is Going on at the Statesman?
More of the outlandish factual assertions, needlessly hyperbolic language, and gratuitous profanity that undermines true, legitimate journalism
"...What the hell is going on at the Austin-American Statesman? For many years I have enjoyed the witty commentary..."

June 18, 2021 Column by The Luv Doc

It’s Official: Statesman Sold to GateHouse
Local daily goes to new media giant for $47.5 million
"...website Tuesday night, Pub­lisher Susie Gray Biehle called the Statesman "a good fit with a media company that is..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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