Newspapers

Bane of the Baptists

Jun 13, 2016 By Gary Cleve Wilson

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…

The Walking Deadline

Jan 23, 2013 By Evan Smith

For decades, the state’s big urban newspapers helped bind together the inhabitants of our major cities. Now those papers are threatened by a rapidly evolving (some might say collapsing) business model. Is there hope for daily journalism in Texas?

Post Script

May 31, 1995 By Paul Burka

The only surprise about the closing of Houston’s oldest papers was that it took so long.

Rating the Major Dailies

May 31, 1974 By Texas Monthly

Choosing the best features of Texas newspapers is a thankless job, hard on the spirit, and difficult for all the wrong reasons.

Deadline in Dallas

May 31, 1974 By Griffin Smith Jr.

One Dallas paper clings tightly to tradition while the other, with a new editor, looks for something to cling to of its own.