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No News is Bad News

As more and more rural Texas communities become “news deserts," the civic life of small towns is suffering too.

For the last eight years, Cochran County, a square of farming and ranching country in the High Plains, has gone without a local newspaper. The weekly Morton Tri...Read More

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Texas Newspaper Readers Unite!

Simply by existing, journalism makes the incentives that guide government and culture marginally better, or at least that's the idea.

In March, the Austin American-Statesman announced that it was being sold by its corporate parent, Cox Media Group, to an ill-regarded New York company called Ga...Read More

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The Problem with Facts

There is a misunderstanding that false information spreads because real information is somehow in short supply.

In September, a couple of Clinton campaign vets launched a new media venture, Verrit, which bills itself as “media for the 65.8 million,” the number of Clin...Read More

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The Texas Miracle #21: Puffy Tacos and a Texas Whale Watch

On the podcast: San Antonio's Jessica Elizarraras educates us on the magic of the uniquely Texan puffy taco, a deadly Wichita Falls amusement park and the possibility of a purple Texas.

On the podcast: San Antonio's Jessica Elizarraras educates us on the magic of the uniquely Texan puffy taco, a deadly Wichita Falls amusement park and the possi...Read More

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