Media

What Is There to Say About This Austin Police Video?

Jun 9, 2015 By Dan Solomon

A mounted police officer grabs the camera of a man filming a tense incident on Sixth Street, and a fellow officer steps in to shoot a stream of pepper spray into the man’s face. But how many videos of police behaving badly can we handle? 

What Happened in McKinney

Jun 7, 2015 By Dan Solomon

The viral story of a pool party in McKinney became the latest flashpoint in the ongoing conversation about police and race in America.

Whole Foods Takes a Side in Baltimore

Apr 29, 2015 By Dan Solomon

It’s rare for a major corporation to get involved in a contentious, racially charged political protest, but the Austin-based supermarket chain decided to take a side in Baltimore. 

How Those Rumors About Dez Bryant Started

Feb 26, 2015 By Dan Solomon

The Cowboys star wide receiver is the subject of some unverified rumors being reported by the mainstream sports press regarding a video that may or may not exist. How does a story with no corroboration end up being discussed everywhere?