Monthly Archives: September 2014

Deadliners Digest: 9/20/2014

STORIES AND MORE
Hannah Overton’s capital murder conviction is overturned — and now the Nueces County DA must decide whether to retry her
Pamela Colloff
Texas Monthly

Observer Radio episode 76: The battle over social studies textbooks
Jonathan McNamara
Texas Observer

The militia next door: At Camp Lonestar, a group of armed volunteers seeks to ‘push back the illegals’
Melissa del Bosque
Texas Observer

Texas woman denied driver’s license over same-sex marriage
John Wright
Texas Observer

Weeks after Davis revelation, Dukes says she had an abortion
Alexa Ura
Texas Tribune

Davis intends to use executive action, veto power if elected
Aman Batheja
Texas Tribune

It will take an insane amount of rain before the highland lakes recover
Terrence Henry
KUT News

Fire chief has daughters, future son-in-law on taxpayer-funded payroll
Tony Plohetski
Austin American-Statesman

Officer involved in the shooting of Caraway shot and killed Jesse Owens in 2003
Chase Hoffberger
Austin Chronicle

Austin’s top physicians, as selected by their peers
Multiple
Austin Monthly

Top five moments of the David Ash era
Javi Perez
Playmaker Online

The Navy’s cutest planes are flying research missions
Robert Beckhusen
Medium

EVENTS

The Power of His Camera: Spider Martin and the Civil Rights Movement
April 8 to Dec. 19, 2014
Briscoe Center for American History

Mayor’s Book Club: Reading from author Elizabeth Crook
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2 pm
Faulk Central Library

JOB LEADS AND MORE
Editor in chief
San Antonio Current
San Antonio

States and municipalities reporter
Bloomberg
Austin

Copy chief
Cowboys & Indians Magazine
Dallas

Audience development director
San Antonio Business Journal
San Antonio

Deadliners Digest: 9/14/2014

STORIES AND MORE
Forward motion: Charlie Strong and Texas football’s long journey out of segregation
Jessica Luther
Texas Observer

State stumbles forward with foster care privatization
Beth Cortez-Neavel
Texas Observer

Did he need killing? (On a Border Patrol killing in Texas)
Andrew Becker (with contributions from G.W. Schulz)
Center for Investigative Reporting

A new cancer drug worked in over 25% of patients. What does that mean?
Jon Fortenbury
Forbes

You’re not an awful person if you support the NFL
Javi Perez
Playmaker Online

Texas reporters fight for access, public records
Michelle Garcia
Columbia Journalism Review

Analysis: New think tank taking a DIY approach
Ross Ramsey
Texas Tribune

Penn Jillette and ‘Wizard Wars’ magicians explain how magic works and why it’s still relevant¬†
Dan Solomon
Fast Company Create

101 sure signs that Summer Anne Burton is from Texas
Bobby Finger
Texas Montly

EVENTS
Tracey Laird on the history of Austin City Limits
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
BookPeople

Walter Mosley
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
BookPeople

JOB LEADS AND MORE
Freelance art director
Texas Observer
Austin

Designers
GateHouse Media
Austin

Deadliners Digest: 9/3/2014

STORIES AND MORE
Interactive: Explore Rick Perry’s vetoes
Christian McDonald and J. David McSwane
Austin American-Statesman

Judge rules school finance system unconstitutional
Lauren McGaughy
Houston Chronicle

What I learned about Kim Kardashian from playing her new iPhone game
Taylor Prewitt
Thelma

The Navajo kindergartner from West Texas who was sent home on his first day of school for long hair is back in class
Dan Solomon
Texas Monthly

How the border crisis became inspiration for a television show
Andy Langer
Texas Monthly

Houston cops always justified in shootings. Always.
Emily DePrang
Texas Observer

Report: Texas loses bid for Tesla ‘gigafactory’
Jim Malewitz
Texas Tribune

James Rolfe and Kevin Finn from Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie
Javi Perez
Playmaker Online

Has the ice bucket challenge changed healthcare fundraising forever?
Jon Fortenbury
Forbes

EVENTS
Bob Woodward on the president and the press
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
Belo Center for New Media auditorium

Panel featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalists
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Belo Center for New Media

JOB LEADS AND MORE
Editorial internships
Texas Observer
Austin

Event marketing manager
Austin Way
Austin

News editor
Austin Chronicle
Austin

Photographer
Dallas Morning News
Dallas

Photo editor
Dallas Morning News
Dallas