Balancing journalism & technology for @TexasTribune. 2x start-up founder. @ONA board member. Public media zealot. Kid wrangler. Film lover.
“60 percent of Texas Democratic voters said they preferred that O’Rourke abandon his presidential campaign to run in 2020 against Sen. John Cornyn..” washingtonpost.com/politics/they-… https://t.co/aSCTlJqQkd
RT @Katy_Vine: "One Border Patrol agent, when asked about morale among agents detailed to care and transport, replied with a photo of a dum…
Super psyched about this. (And ready to play anyone in ping-pong on Studio 919's table.) 🏓 twitter.com/hackshackersat…
Very excited for this. Austin journalism, design and engineering folks — please join us! twitter.com/hackshackersat…
Fascinating to see how a Philly public media TV station parlayed its spectrum auction windfall into a monster community investment fund: medium.com/@MollydeAguiar… Excited to see how this develops.
And here is Laurie Frick's work: instagram.com/lauriefrick/ (She's the artist behind the large-scale work at 5th & Lamar.)
Hey ATX news nerds! Join @hackshackersatx for a meet-up next Tues., 7/16, focusing on data as art. Two wonderful artists will show their work: Lauren Malkani & @lauriejoyfrick. 📈🎨 Free event + light food and drinks provided. RSVP here: meetup.com/Hacks-Hackers-…
One of my favorite Rip Torn scenes. I’ll miss him. youtu.be/x1FhrhoudSE
RT @anildash: "Building apps and tools on the web shouldn’t just be for the technically inclined. In the early days of the web, it was easy…
RT @pamelacolloff: One more reason I’m so proud to work at ⁦@propublica⁩: through its Local Reporting Network, ProPublica will be funding a…
RT @JillGeisler: The loss of independent journalism hurts communities in countless ways. Corruption will go uncovered and unchecked; storie…
RT @Sulliview: In 1972, when Title IX was passed, there were only 700 girls playing soccer at the high-school level in the whole United Sta…
"Americans still have a capacity for moral outrage, and it is the job of the media to tap into it and make it part of the civic conversation when political, religious, judicial and educational leaders will not." baltimoresun.com/opinion/column…
Job alert → @TexasTribune is hiring a HR pro. Join our smart, dedicated, fun team. (Secret benefit not in the job description: fresh guac & chips every Friday.) texastribune.org/jobs/human-res…
RT @dajaehenry: HBCU student journalists: Here’s a great opportunity to attend @ONAConf and learn from the best (@mikegrantme) on various m…
RT @MoizSyed: 👋🏽 Journalists of Color, @Disha_RC, @lamthuyvo and I are embarking on a project to build out an online resource guide for JO…
At last, the perfect use for our big-ass tv at work. https://t.co/VAbNoRhwHQ
Shorter version: get proximate to your audience. cjr.org/tow_center/rep…
Kudos to Zach & team for prodding us news nerds to think hard about bots and novel interfaces. niemanlab.org/2019/06/r-i-p-… https://t.co/Rj3rRRrI8v
In the Rio Grande Valley, a fight to bring back NPR cjr.org/united_states_… https://t.co/mO7kjbyjDi
Based on personal experience, I find it hard to believe that Instagram isn't listening. “Gayle King asks Instagram's head: Are you listening to my private conversations to show me ads?” cbsnews.com/news/instagram… https://t.co/s04EQYvJw2
RT @ONAConf: With support from @knightfdn, the HBCU Digital Media Fellowship is a fantastic opportunity for students to attend #ONA19 and g…
Feds plan mass migrant deportation operation in Houston this weekend: What you need to know texastribune.org/2019/06/21/ice… https://t.co/2qJeQqEg3O
Ugh. News desert, I mean. 🍰≠ 🏝️. SMH
Love this. We've tried a few small collaborations with libraries & I really want to find more. In a big state like TX with many news desserts & spotty broadband, libraries can be key to connecting news with communities — that's my hypothesis, at least. niemanreports.org/articles/three…
RT @alexazura: The state of Texas demographics as we near #txlege redistricting: -Texas gained ~9 Hispanic residents for every additional…
For the second time in as many months, a European journalist reached out to me to ask about a long-forgotten video game I produced in the early 2000s. You can't even load these games on modern devices. Are Euro game geeks onto something I'm not aware of?
RT @viaAlana: Coincidence that all 9 Senate bills Gov. Abbott #vetoed have Democratic authors? One had a Republican as joint author. #TXLeg…
Per @ebonyreed’s #INNDays2019 sponsorship talk, if anyone has qualms about nonprofit news taking corporate sponsorship, let’s talk. We do it ALL THE TIME at @TexasTribune. You can do excellent journalism AND have corporate sponsors.
Hey #INNDays2019 folks — if you're working with sponsor content, DM me. We're geeking out on it at @TexasTribune & I'd love to compare notes with other news orgs.
RT @TexasTribune: Police took $955 from a man during a traffic stop because they suspected he was selling painkillers. He had a valid pre…
Heartbreaking. Maker Faire and Make magazine gave my kids and me oodles of inspiration, fun and memories. “Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff - TechCrunch” social.techcrunch.com/2019/06/07/mak… https://t.co/B8H6hLOd2w
Today's your last chance to nab early bird pricing for #ONA19. Don't miss it. twitter.com/ONAConf/status…
RT @JodyDenberg: Psychedelic pioneer Roky Erickson has gone to the other side. The 13th Floor Elevator used to call me Fidel Castro because…
The latest Texas legislative session proves elections have consequences texastribune.org/2019/05/31/lat… https://t.co/drk3aRJeVZ
Former Secretary of State David Whitley back at Gov. Greg Abbott's office texastribune.org/2019/05/31/for… https://t.co/8DAtuPFX9r
PBS’ plans for thematic programming will provide ‘cornerstones’ for station efforts current.org/2019/05/pbs-pl… https://t.co/JpNDvd3F9T
RT @m_millsey: Peter and I met Leon and his tuba player in Savannah once. I said, “Mr. Redbone, we’re big fans and it’s a pleasure to meet…
RT @jbenton: This is both a very smart tactical move and a reminder that a lot of companies have become so critical to the digital infrastr…
Many marijuana and pro-LGBTQ bills died this legislative session. Expect to see them back in 2021. texastribune.org/2019/05/27/mar… https://t.co/57XemVG9Pm
RT @nekolaweb: @collegeofmedia @UGAGrady @UNCMJschool @MedillSchool @newmarkjschool @merrillcollege @ScrippsOU @mujschool @USCAnnenberg @ON…
Hey journalism students! Today is the deadline to apply for the ONA Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab. Great experience + all expense paid trip to @ONAConf in September in NOLA. ona19.journalists.org/opportunities/…
🚨 Job alert! Love writing, research & making the world safe for awesome journalism? @TexasTribune is hiring a Grants & Awards Manager. Smart team, important job, great company. Apply by 5/27. texastribune.org/jobs/grants-aw… #jobs #journalism
RT @NewYorker: Before the Internet, people would just sit in an armchair with a book open, staring into space or staring at a decorative br…
“A thing like a modern library can fund news. It’s just a function that belongs in modern information.” cjr.org/united_states_…
🐦 #ONA19 early-bird pricing ends 6/7. Grab your tix now. See you in NOLA in September! ona19.journalists.org/register/
🎓 Hey student journalists! Want to go to #ONA19 for free (as in free flight, hotel and conference fee)? Apply by 5/23 to the Student Newsroom & Innovation Lab → ona19.journalists.org/opportunities/…
#ONA19 will be here before you know it! Big fun & big ideas in NOLA. Some deets to tempt you: 🔎 First look at the schedule → ona19.journalists.org/2019/05/16/get…
Job alert: @TexasTribune is hiring someone for our stellar development group. Join us in #ATX & help grow local journalism. (And enjoy some damn fine tacos too.) texastribune.org/jobs/grants-aw…
RT @ONAAustin: We're excited to have @impactnews host our next meetup on engaging with digital audiences. Join us in Pflugerville on Wednes…
Hey student journalists! Want to sharpen your skills AND go to @ONAConf for free? Apply for the ONA Student Journalism Lab. Applications due by 5/23. ona19.journalists.org/opportunities/…
Headed to #INNDays2019 or #IRE19? Join fellow journos for the @Astros vs. @Brewers game on 7/12. DM me for ticket details. ⚾️
Jill is the sweetest, smartest, toughest bad-ass you will ever meet. (And that is not an oxymoron.) twitter.com/ire_nicar/stat…
RT @jbenton: I wrote about a new guide to building a less "extractive" kind of journalism (by @NatalieYahr) by being better to our sources,…
RT @PhilipRucker: Mnuchin broke recent precedent for Treasury secretaries and spoke at a Trump campaign fundraiser, addressing a group of t…
RT @lmcgaughy: FYI: I'm live tweeting right now from Texas Senate debate on a bill that would shift power over removal/alteration of Confed…
“Follow live: Texas Senate to debate Confederate monuments bill” dallasnews.com/news/texas-leg… https://t.co/2ZVj34Ghdz
So tragic that the "Unassuming Literary Power Couple" was somehow left out of Avengers: Endgame. dallasnews.com/arts/books/201… HT @elizmccracken
Look who's coming to #tribfest19 – and eating some BBQ. Our annual @FranklinBbq event sells out fast, so grab tix now. twitter.com/evanasmith/sta…
RT @Aavarnum: We're hiring for a fall fellow! Deadline is tomorrow to get your application in. Help us with #TribFest19. Details: https://t…
I ❤️ learning, getting inspired & making friends at @ONAConf each year. And this year it's in New Orleans. How can you resist?! Early bird registration open now: ona19.journalists.org/register #ONA19
Product teams have taken national news organizations by storm. What’s happening locally? niemanlab.org/2019/04/produc… https://t.co/SVSJYpznS2
RT @wef: How can newspapers survive? By measuring their social impact wef.ch/2Xg8ZQl #society #technology https://t.co/8d6dtOcwDH
“Three months after first questioning the citizenship status of almost 100,000 registered voters, the Texas secretary of state has agreed to end a review of the voter rolls for supposed noncitizens that was flawed from the start.” texastribune.org/2019/04/26/tex… https://t.co/9a7mypTqiz
An insanely good read on an insanely depraved system. theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/…
Code sleuthing FTW! TurboTax Deliberately Hides Its Free File Page From Search Engines propublica.org/article/turbot… https://t.co/2es9L4WUWt
In case you're tempted to eat sausages you find on the ground in Australia, don't. https://t.co/xr8xJJrLjs
RT @amanbatheja: Congratulations to @TexasTribAbby, winner of @spj_tweets' Sigma Delta Chi Award for Washington Correspondence https://t.c…
“After Democrats Surged In 2018, Republican-Run States Eye New Curbs On Voting” npr.org/2019/04/22/714… https://t.co/2mSni7AcbP
"If some of the revelations in Robert S. Mueller III’s long-awaited report sound familiar, it’s because many of them were previously published by The New York Times and other news outlets." nytimes.com/2019/04/20/rea… https://t.co/81oPvvgKup
RT @CityLab: With fewer journalists working to report on our cities, the less we know about how well our elected officials are doing their…
“A Fan's Love, Requited at Last: Conan O'Brien Lands Robert Caro” nytimes.com/2019/04/17/sty… https://t.co/VW86W5n3tE
RT @eramshaw: This creek flowing into the Colorado River has turned black. Now the state has sued the alleged polluter. Holy crap these…
How to Cover 2020: Assume Nothing and Beware of Twitter nytimes.com/2019/04/16/bus… https://t.co/BhAYCjDXUG
RT @Poynter: Since 1930, 41 people and institutions have been awarded special citations from the #Pulitzer Board. Today, for the first time…
“How’d you like to publish 50 little messages a day, some about your beat, some about whatever’s on your mind, mostly from your phone, all while getting yelled at by random Nazis?” And yet Twitter lives. 😂 niemanlab.org/2019/04/what-w… https://t.co/mbACy93E0W
“With the addition of Billy Penn, we’ve taken yet another step to grow our next generation of public media consumers.” WHYY acquires local news site Billy Penn whyy.org/articles/whyy-… https://t.co/RkRFLq8nkL
RT @membershippzzle: Today’s a big day: We’re excited to introduce you to our first six grantees with the Membership in News Fund, and anno…
Hey journalism students! Apply for @ONA's Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab. Get great experience, plus free tix, lodging and travel to ONA conference in #NOLA. ona19.journalists.org/opportunities/…
“When local newspapers shrink, fewer people bother to run for mayor” niemanlab.org/2019/04/when-l… https://t.co/2wBlc18M0J
Great use of visuals -> The Democratic Electorate on Twitter Is Not the Actual Democratic Electorate nytimes.com/interactive/20… https://t.co/toQQlEA3jM
Chicago INN Amplify members collaborate on online voter tool for city elections inn.org/2019/04/chicag… https://t.co/8ITHkZ2fY0
RT @jbenton: Love this story from @NewsbySchmidt: Facebook says it wants to put high-quality local news in front of users, but what it *ac…
“Why so many Democratic White House hopefuls want their own Brad Parscale” politi.co/2UjT1Xz https://t.co/BHVtENOY9y
“We’re using Instagram to back into our planning print shoots.” nytimes.com/2019/04/05/sty…
Why women are primed to pioneer zero-waste journalism poynter.org/reporting-edit… https://t.co/4OPZb2tR4f
RT @jonathanwpeters: Georgia lawmakers have filed legislation to create a state Journalism Ethics Board to develop “canons of ethics” for j…
My favorite artist + one of my fave podcasts = pure delight twitter.com/Gladwell/statu…
RT @erika_owens: whew, this piece by @IjeomaOluo is filled with many painful experiences that us well meaning white folks need to seriously…
RT @profcarroll: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.” —Upton Sincl…
 
 
 
 
 
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