Top Journalists Interviews

Star Online Journalists Link All Aspects of Comprehensive Story

May 5, 2017

Rachael Gleason and Jordan Rubio of the Houston Chronicle had a daunting challenge: How to best use the power of online media to present a sprawling story of the effect of an ill-advised Texas Education Agency cap on services to …

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2016 Star Reporter Is Watchdog on Military, Human Rights

May 2, 2017

Jeremy Schwartz, an investigative reporter on the staff of the Austin American-Statesman, is the 2016 Star Reporter of the Year in the Headliners Foundation’s prestigious Charles E. Green Awards.  Schwartz and the Statesman also collected the Silver Award in the Foundation’s highly …

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Small-town Editor Provides Community Focus

May 2, 2017

As Managing Editor of the Vernon Daily Record, Daniel Walker presides over a three-person staff, and wears just about every hat available.  He also proves conclusively that intelligence, conscience and journalistic skill are not resources reserved for the newsrooms of big-city …

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Investigative Journalism Spotlights Special Education Deficiencies

April 21, 2017

“Comprehensive” is an apt, but somewhat inadequate adjective when used to describe the depth and breadth of the Houston Chronicle’s multi-part series, “Denied:  How Texas Keeps Tens of Thousands of Children Out of Special Education”, led by staff investigative reporter Brian …

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Award Winning Formula: Get a Scoop–And Get it Right!

April 20, 2017

These days, perhaps more than ever before, our news media are under immense pressure to score first publication kudos on breaking news stories….sometimes at the expense of accuracy.  When the newsroom at the San Antonio Express-News realized that they were sitting on top …

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