Preview: Can Grace Survive in the Digital Age?

Brian Wesolowski works for the Center for Democracy & Technology, a nonprofit that advocates for our digital rights. He works to ensure that the same rights we enjoy offline are extended to the digital realm, including our rights to free expression, privacy, and to basic human dignity. Tell me a little bit about the work you...

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 17-24

  AMD is getting ready to launch Ryzen in March, their latest and greatest computer processor series If its exponential increase in stock price is any cue, AMD’s revival is real this time. In fact, AMD’s Ryzen processors are so popular, they’re already best sellers on Amazon. We revealed new die shots of Ryzen at ISSCC, revealing the...

TBT: Jon Zmikly

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Jon Zmikly participated in the first SXTXState team project...

TBT: Megan Kilgore

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Megan Kilgore participated in the SXTXState project in March...

TBT: Ashley Hebler

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Ashley Hebler graduated in the Summer of 2012 from...

Preview: Tower Recall: How UT Shooting Changed the Media

The first mass shooting to take place on a college campus happened right here in Austin, Texas in 1966. From this unforgettable tragedy emerged the creation of SWAT teams, and also changed the way journalism covered events such as this. I was fortunate enough to speak with Chris Elley, Principal of Electro-Fish, about the upcoming...

Preview: Media War: Platforms vs Publishers & Influencers

Jessica Best is the Head of Editorial at Blendle and former news editor at the DailyMirror. With a passion in journalism and skills in digital, Best naturally found herself a part of a panel discussion where both come together. In modern day, there is a battle between publishers and social influencers. Best describes her background with me and shares a sneak peek on what...

Preview: How Technology Has Impacted Graphic Design

Sara Shields is an Instructor at Texas State University in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She teaches web design and publishing courses for undergraduate students. Besides her teaching position, Shields also freelances in web design and video production including her new graduation video announcements named Ennoucements. She was recently the Artist Design and Branding...