Tag Archives: Journalism

Needed Repairs to Texas Public Information Act Fail During Texas Legislative Session

May 29, 2017 Texas Legislature fails to pass major open government bills; transparency advocates look to 2019 session to repair Public Information Act AUSTIN _ Major open government proposals to enhance the public’s right to know failed to pass the …

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Texas Monthly: Texas Has A Transparency Problem

Originally published December 5, 2016, in Texas Monthly. State and local government agencies are troublingly tight-lipped. Texas received a grade of D- in the Center for Public Integrity‘s state rankings for accountability and transparency last November, including an F in the …

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Analysis: In new media age, every reader has to be an editor

Original content republished from The Texas Tribune. Post-election criticism of the news media is on point — journalists need to get out of their bubbles and listen to people they haven’t been listening to. But that’s only part of the problem: …

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News of November, 1815

November 1:  From Milledgeville, Georgia — “We learn from a gentleman who passed through the Creek Nation last week, that the Commissioners are now engaged in running the Indian boundary line, and was informed by Colonel Hawkins, (who had so …

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News of the US: October 1815

October 1:  From Georgia — “At a council held at Tookanhatchie on the 1st ult. the chiefs and warriors of the Creek nation, in entire disregard to the most solemn obligations, refused to abide by the terms of the treaty …

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