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News Director Jack Williams Reflects on the Changing World of Radio News

Posted on · After 16 years, News 88.7’s news director and local All Things Considered host Jack Williams is leaving Houston Public Media. Craig Cohen sits down with him for an exit interview about how the realm of radio news in Houston has changed over the years — and how the business in general has changed since he […]

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Journalism Roundtable, Venture Capitalists, and the Face of Texas: Houston Matters for Tuesday, Oct.28, 2014

Posted on · From the response to cases of Ebola here in Texas and now in New York City, to the shooting and aftermath in Ferguson, Missouri, to the battle over Houston’s equal rights ordinance, and concerns about undocumented children crossing the border, the news media has had a lot of important stories to examine in recent months. […]

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Houston Matters for Tues., Nov. 19, 2013

Posted on · Last week, we explored the state of community papers in Houston. Today, we turn our attention to the major news media outlets in town, to consider the state of local news coverage in Greater Houston. We’ll welcome your questions for George Haj, senior editor at the Houston Chronicle, Houston media blogger Mike McGuff, and former […]