Articles from October, 2011

Newspapers Vibrant in 1800s’ America

October 21, 2011

In 1832, in his travels across the United States, Washington Irving discovered that Little Rock, although it had only a population of 600, had two newspapers, because, of course, it had two political parties.

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Present at the Transformation

October 17, 2011

It’s been a decade of pain for traditional news outlets.  But as Headliners Foundation launches this new site, journalism is alive and strong in Texas—and promises to get even better in the years ahead as established media companies and new …

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The Texas Center for Community Journalism:
helping Texas newspapers cope with changing media realities

October 17, 2011

Wayne Gretzky, arguably the best hockey player ever, expressed his philosophy of the game like this:  “I skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.” And though Fort Worth isn’t exactly what you’d call a hockey …

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The Chair Squeaks: New Directions

October 10, 2011

Over its 30+ year history, the Headliners Foundation has focused on two primary activities: the awarding of college scholarships in the field of journalism and the recognition of exemplary work by Texas professional journalists through our annual contest, which bestows …

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