Archives

Texas Standard: July 11, 2017

20 items: a lot for state lawmakers to do in one month of a special session. But with days before it starts, they’re adding to their workload. We’ll have the lowdown. Plus, for many small Texas communities, Walmart’s the biggest game in town. But what happens when the big box store shutters its doors? Today,…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: May 16, 2017

Spy satellite photos made public plus a disturbing allegation against Syria that raises the specter of war crimes, we’ll explore. Plus reporting on the border has always been a challenge, but now it’s deadlier than ever, and some fear a shadow of silence spreading over Mexico. We’ll explain. Also Texas set to become the first…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: February 11, 2016

The Supreme Court sides with Ken Paxton- what does the ruling really mean efforts to get Texas to clean the air? We’ll explore. Also a journalist is killed in Mexico. The government suggests it’s her own fault. The blame game and the ongoing drug war. And the new American divide luxury cities—versus Texas…we’ll explain. Also…

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: August 26, 2015

Two Virginia journalists shot dead during a live TV broadcast today, opening new conversations around violence and the media. We’ll speak with a journalism professor about the ethics of airing video of the shooting. Plus, the battle over the Alamo in 2015 -pitting the daughters of the republic of Texas against the general land office….

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Minority and Women’s Issues, part 2, with Sheila Brooks (Ep. 12, 2014)

A discussion of entrepreneurship and small business development with Sheila Brooks, Emmy Award-winning journalist, entrepreneur and minority and women’s advocate.

Tags: , , , , , , ,