Delaware-based Metric Media has created 56 local news websites across Texas. The company claims to be nonpartisan, but its stories amplify Republican politicians and conservative talking points.
Michael Grabell and Howard Berkes will receive the 2018 MOLLY National Journalism Prize for their “Sold for Parts” at a May 17 gala in Austin.
"We have to be on the opposite side of power, regardless of who is in the White House, a Democrat or a Republican.”
Simply by existing, journalism makes the incentives that guide government and culture marginally better, or at least that's the idea.
How lawmakers, the Texas Supreme Court and Ken Paxton closed the door on open government.
A recording of a prominent Texas energy lobbyist’s recent speech to insiders provides an unvarnished look at what Big Oil considers its biggest accomplishments from the 2017 legislative session.
Learning to look past borderland tropes in Presidio.
The strange and sudden demise of the Houston Press.
Even as consistent failures have discredited O’Keefe's organization, his deceptively edited videos are being used by federal prosecutors to try to convict Inauguration Day protesters.
Introducing Michael Barajas, the Observer’s new civil rights reporter