Media

Storytelling and news about Texas’s media industry

Politics & Policy |
January 13, 2017

Central Intelligence

During the 2016 presidential campaign, much of the mainstream media failed to understand voters in Middle America. Not Dan Rather. His early recognition of Trump’s viability, and a late embrace of social media, has made the 85-year-old Wharton native more relevant than ever.

Texas History |
June 13, 2016

Bane of the Baptists

Brann becomes a casualty in his own war with the Baptists. Texas Collection of Baylor University“In the year of our Lord, 1891, I became pregnant with an idea. Being at the time chief edi­torial writer on the Houston Post, I felt dreadfully mor­tified, as nothing

Art |
February 19, 2016

Making a Mural

How do you depict the "new Austin" on a magazine cover? By painting a mural on South Congress and photographing it, of course.