Back in the saddle again


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

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.