Monthly Archives: October 2014

Deadliners Digest: 10/24/2014

STORIES AND MORE
Texas chief toxicologist says stay indoors to avoid ozone pollution
Priscila Mosqueda
Vice News

Study suggests link between air pollution exposure and autism
Jon Fortenbury
Forbes Health

BuzzFeed doesn’t need ‘trust’ to win the Internet
Aaron Sankin
Daily Dot

She tweeted against the Mexican cartels. They tweeted her murder.
Jason McGahan
Daily Beast

NFL not sharing profits with former players
Javi Perez
Playmaker Online

5 Virginia police agencies quietly stockpile private phone records
G.W. Schulz
Center for Investigative Reporting/Wired

A gay city council member in a Tea Party stronghold is building an LGBT community from the ground up
John Wright
Texas Observer

Charles Gilbert joined the Texas Border Volunteers to ‘kick some ass,’ but the group’s tactics forced him to do some soul-searching
Forrest Wilder
Texas Observer

UT’s football program is the most profitable in the country. By a lot.
Dan Solomon
Texas Monthly

What are the best Texas books ever written? Here’s my list — now let the sparks fly.
John Phillip Santos
Texas Monthly

The guilty and the innocent: The case for punishing prosecutors who abuse their power
Pamela Colloff
Texas Monthly

DPS claims success in border surge, but questions remain over numbers
Jeremy Schwartz
Austin American-Statesman

Austin Monitor radio show 21 with Michael King
Michael Kanin
Austin Monitor

Behind the music: 40 years of Austin City Limits
Erin Quinn-Kong
Austin Monthly

Ebola task force director: ‘This is the new normal’
Reeve Hamilton
Texas Tribune

Are Uber and Lyft doing enough to keep criminals from behind the wheel?
Taylor Prewitt
Vice News

EVENTSĀ 
Texas Book Festival
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26, all day
State Capitol

Tyler Florence: Inside the Test Kitchen
Sunday, Nov. 9, 4 pm
BookPeople

JOB LEADS AND MORE
Legislative fellowships
Texas Observer
Austin

Radio producers
KUT (for their new program, Texas Standard)
Austin

Copy editor
Dallas Observer
Dallas

Editor
The Facts
Clute

Editor
COMPRESSORtech
Houston

Deadliners Digest: 10/13/2014

STORIES AND MORE
Protests mount in Mexico over missing students
Jason McGahan
Texas Observer

Live Nation is in talks to buy Austin’s C3 Presents
Dan Solomon
Texas Monthly

Three gripping tales of survival (in the wilds of Texas)
Matt Bondurant
Texas Monthly

Perry lawyer: Governor will appear in court Oct. 31
Tony Plohetski
Austin American-Statesman

Comptroller candidate tries to ride tractor, wrangle cows in new ad
Lauren McGaughy
Houston Chronicle

Workplace injury data by race goes uncollected in Texas
Jay Root
Texas Tribune

PolitiFact: Islamic State has crossed our border? Not true
Dylan Baddour and W. Gardner Selby
Austin American-Statesman

Channel Changers: Meet seven people turning Austin into TV land
Kimya Kavehkar and Sarah Thurmond
Austin Monthly

Drug slowed progression of Parkinson’s disease in new study
Jon Fortenbury
Forbes Health

Five acts that would rock the Super Bowl better than Katy Perry
Kandace Lytle
Playmaker Online

APD communications hard-pressed to handle calls
Alex Dropkin
Austin Monitor

Austin residents to decide on $1 billion rail, road plan
Amy Denney
Community Impact

EVENTS
Texas Teen Book Festival
Saturday, Oct. 18, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
St. Edwards University

ONA Austin and Hacks/Hackers meetup with Stacie Chan of Google News
Monday, Oct. 20, 7 pm
Austin American-Statesman

JOB LEADS AND MORE
Editor in chief
Texas Observer
Austin

Education reporter, copy editors
Odessa American
Odessa

Designer/News editor
Palestine Herald-Press
Palestine