Deadliners Digest: 11/12/2013

STORIES AND MORE
Should the Cowboys fire Jason Garrett already?
Dan Solomon
Texas Monthly

Gun activists have a new craze – and it’s more dangerous than you think
Matt Valentine
Salon

I bought fake job credentials on the Internet – and it worked
Aaron Sankin
The Daily Dot

American Hustle: The man behind the scam
Alex Hannaford
Sunday Telegraph

Detained border crossers may find themselves sent to ‘the freezers’
Rachael Bale (a researcher at CIR working on our Crossing the Line project)
Fronteras Desk, Univision

‘We are disposable’
Melissa del Bosque
Texas Observer

The money behind the fight to undermine Medicaid
Forrest Wilder
Texas Observer

Neal Pollack goes back to the posture with Yoga mysteries
Emily DePrang
Texas Observer

State of Texas: Bumpy roads ahead
Dave Mann
Texas Observer

The year in preview: Post-preclearance voter protection
Abby Rapoport
The American Prospect

Powers: Controversy has done ‘significant harm’ to UT
Reeve Hamilton
Texas Tribune

ACLU lawsuit targets feds over search of citizen
Julián Aguilar
Texas Tribune

Phil Wilson named new LCRA general manager
Nenna Satija
Texas Tribune

Troubled Waters: The state of Texas rivers
Staff contributions
Texas Tribune

Running for office with second chances in mind
Ross Ramsey
Texas Tribune

When public money, private firms intersect in schools
Morgan Smith
Texas Tribune

Claims drop under state-run women’s health program
Becca Aaronson
Texas Tribune

If the sun salutation has to fit into a cell
Brandi Grissom
Texas Tribune

Congratulations to Amy Gentry, new voice behind “The Good Eye,” a style column at the Austin Chronicle. Send tips her way!

Alex Hannaford will be here on New Year’s Eve. Go keep him company.

EVENTS
FREE WEEK
A week of free shows in Austin
Throughout January

MysteryPeople Presents: Noir at the Bar
Sunday, Jan. 5, 7 pm
Opal Divine’s on South Congress

Bill Ayers, author of “Public Enemy” (he’s that guy from Chicago who became a center of controversy during the Obama v. McCain campaign)
Monday, Jan. 16, 7 pm
BookPeople

KUT’s Views and Brews: Charles Mingus and the Art of Enigma
Saturday, Feb. 1
Cactus Club

JOB LEADS AND MORE
Assistant News Director
KXAN
Austin

Investigative producer
KTRK
Houston

Google Journalism Fellowships 2014
The Texas Tribune and my shop, the Center for Investigative Reporting are both participating. Are last Google Fellow turned out to be fantastic.
Berkeley, Columbia (Missouri), Cambridge (Massachusetts), St. Petersburg/Miami, New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston

Deadliners Digest: 10/12/2013

STORIES AND MORE
Largely unchecked, tutors got millions through program
Morgan Smith
Texas Tribune

Burgdorf: UT regents’ ‘clear intent’ was to oust Powers
Reeve Hamilton
Texas Tribune

Austin, Tex., stands out in hotel recovery that has hugged coasts
Kristina Shevory
New York Times

Post-Snowden, the online privacy industry is booming
Aaron Sankin
The Daily Dot

The Dallas teacher whose Playboy pictures leaked is the future
Dan Solomon
Texas Monthly

Prince Avalanche: Story behind a heartbreaking cameo
Alex Hannaford
The Telegraph

What explains Ted Cruz?
Abby Rapoport
American Prospect

Payday lenders told to stop pursuing their customers criminally
Forrest Wilder
Texas Observer

Q&A with Oscar Martinez, author of ‘The Beast’
Melissa del Bosque
Texas Observer

Carter drops out of Railroad Commission race
Ross Ramsey
Texas Tribune

Final arguments made in case on abortion regulations
Becca Aaronson
Texas Tribune

Debt issues tied to SH 130 could impact toll projects
Aman Batheja
Texas Tribune

Feds approve conservation plan for rare bird
Neena Satija
Texas Tribune

UT naming more buildings after donors, less after faculty than ever before
Bobby Blanchard
Daily Texan

Check out Tolly Moseley’s Web site, Austin Eavesdropper.

Ken McCandless is looking for some help setting up cloud storage.

Dan Solomon found the best flyer in Austin ever.

EVENTS
Jonathan Lethem
Friday, Oct. 25, 2013
Book People

Laurence Parent
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
Book People

JOB LEADS
Main evening anchor
KXAN
Austin

Reporter
Waco Tribune-Herald
Waco

Enterprise reporter
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Corpus Christi

Education reporter
Killeen Daily Herald
Killeen

Border reporter
The Monitor
McAllen