Monthly Archives: April 2014

Deadliners Digest: 4/3/2014

STORIES AND MORE
Disarmed: How cities are losing the power to regulate guns
Matt Valentine
The Atlantic

Prison guard union calls on Texas to curtail solitary confinement on death row
Alex Hannaford
Texas Observer

How much Dogecoin would it take to actually go to the moon?
Aaron Sankin
The Daily Dot

Why you can’t judge the Spurs at 50
Javi Perez
Playmaker Magazine

The God-awful military record of the Texas Republic
Robert Beckhusen
War is Boring

Amazon drives Seattle office market surge
Kristina Shevory
New York Times

Steven Van Zandt tells the story of ‘Sun City’ and fighting apartheid in South Africa
Dan Solomon
Fast Company

Opponents of Pennsylvania adoption bill make strange bedfellows
Andrea Grimes
RH Reality Check

No fear of flying
Abby Rapoport
The American Prospect

Interactive: Cost per vote for 2014 Texas primary candidates
Ryan Murphy and Travis Swicegood
Texas Tribune

Baylor student injured in auto-ped crash near campus
Olivia Messer
Waco Tribune-Herald

Multimedia: Gun Ownership Project
Erika Rich
Erikarichmultimediajournalist.virb.com

Cartoon: The NRA interviews surgeon general candidates
Jen Sorensen
http://www.jensorensen.com

Denton residents propose fracking ban
Priscila Mosqueda
Texas Observer

Capitol Tonight: Taking a closer look at Texas enrollment numbers
Aaron Franco
Time Warner Cable News

The Good Eye – Old Bohemia
Amy Gentry
Austin Chronicle

Schools on their own to avoid double-testing math
Morgan Smith
Texas Tribune

Newsreel: UT regents, don’t known Dan, ACA deadline
Justin Dehn
Texas Tribune

Sneak a peek at Preservation Austin’s mid-century modern homes tour
Katie Friel
CultureMap

Observer Radio Episode 51: An East Texas family searches for justice
Jonathan McNamara
Texas Observer

EPA, Texas reach deal on clean air plan
Terry Wallace
Associated Press

Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth mayors back bullet train
Aman Batheja
Texas Tribune

Grand outside, hollow within: UT keeps Tower nearly half-empty because of safety concerns
Bobby Blanchard
Daily Texan

Record review: Ringworm
Andy O’Connor
http://www.pitchfork.com

This is all you need to know about SXSW Interactive’s keynotes
Andrea Valdez
Texas Monthly

Does Austin have a drinking problem?
Christian McDonald
Austin American-Statesman

When puppies go to prison, they stay good for life
Sonia Smith
Texas Monthly

Mary Miller’s novel “The Last Days of California” was published earlier this year.

Statesman data reporting intern Beth Cortez-Neavel is looking for Austin residents who applied for the LeadSmart program and didn’t qualify.

Local writer Dale Bridges has an Indiegogo campaign underway for help marketing his short-story collection, JUSTICE, INC.

Check out the new Project Word for help getting your work published and aired.

EVENTS
Hacking News Leadership
May 3-4
Austin’s Belo Center for New Media

Arianna Huffington
Friday, April 11, 3 pm
Book People

International Symposium on Online Journalism
April 4-5
Blanton Museum of Art

The National Security Agency at the Crossroads
April 3-4
Austin’s Strauss Center

JOB LEADS AND MORE
Intern
Brown Books Publishing Group
Dallas

Assistant editor
Bayou City Magazine
Houston

Technical writer
Bazaarvoice
Austin

Senior content writer
Rackspace
Austin

General manager
Community Impact Newspaper
Austin

Investigative reporter
Newspaper Tree
El Paso

Business and data reporter
San Angelo Standard-Times
San Angeleo

News app developer
Texas Tribune
Austin

Editor
House Research Organization
Austin