Tag Archives: Media
Yes, the news industry helped get Trump elected — but not to the extent that Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff argue in their new book, United States of Distraction.
In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, the American news media was the subject of much well-deserved criticism. A report from Harvard’s Shorenstein Ce...Read More
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
The progressive pundit's criticism of "hedge-fund scavengers" buying struggling newspapers was blocked by his distributor.
The Jim Hightower Column They Don’t Want You to Read The progressive pundit’s criticism of “hedge-fund scavengers” buying struggling new...Read More
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
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
The book is a comprehensive dismantling of a party that has seemingly lost not only its moral compass, but even its ability to decipher fact from fantasy.
The book is a comprehensive dismantling of a party that has seemingly lost not only its moral compass, but even its ability to decipher fact from fantasy. ...Read More
Even in these tumultuous times, the Observer hasn’t strayed from its mission to produce truth-speaking journalism that inspires change from the top....Read More
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
A closer look at the poet’s musings on “Manly Health.”
The many turns of fate that brought Dripping Springs native Zachary Turpin to an undiscovered Walt Whitman archive covering the hinterlands of health....Read More