Back in the saddle again

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It's been way too long since my last blog entry. There's not excuse except the daily press of duties, and that will no longer be accepted. I vow to keep this puppy up to date. We'll see how that plays out.

For those of you who might have missed it, there has been a lot going on in the pages of The Daily Texan this semester! We've been covering the resignation of TSM Director Gary Borders, the scandal-plagued SG election and the fortunes of various Longhorn athletic teams. We even had an incident in which a lot of Daily Texans were stolen from their news boxes. What's up with that? If you know, drop up a line.

I urge you all to follow our efforts in the paper and at dailytexanonline.com.

In the meantime, here's a link to Dan Kennedy's MediaNation blog that carries a speech by Marty Baron, my former boss at The Boston Globe, who offers a solid rationale for why what journalists do continues to matter. I urge you to take a look and think about what he has to say.