About the Author
Mike Kanin is the Publisher of the Austin Monitor. As such, he doesn't report on much--aside from the workings of the Monitor--any more. In his previous life as a freelance journalist, Kanin has written for the Washington City Paper, the Washington Post's Express, the Boston Herald, Boston's Weekly Dig, the Austin Chronicle, and the Texas Observer.
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Stories by Michael Kanin
Attorney and former Travis County Democratic Party Chair Andy Brown talks with Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin about the Austin/Travis County Sobriety Center. Audio is embedded below:
Austin City Council Member Don Zimmerman joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to chat about his reelection campaign. Audio embedded below:
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about policing in Austin against the backdrop of current national concerns.
District 7 Council candidate Natalie Gauldin joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to chat about her campaign. The show is embedded below.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to chat about a potential November 2016 City of Austin transportation bond. Post is embedded below.
New Austin Technology Council CEO Barbary Brunner joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about the expanding role of the organization. Show is embedded below.
Austin City Council Member Ann Kitchen joins Austin Monitor reporter Caleb Pritchard for her take on a potential 2016 transportation bond. Post is embedded below.
Austin Monitor reporter Caleb Pritchard joins publisher Mike Kanin to chat about Council’s recent transportation bond vote. Post is embedded below:
CodeNEXT Advisory Group co-chair Jim Duncan joins Monitor publisher Mike Kanin and editor Liz Pagano to talk about the status of the city’s land development code rewrite. Sponsored by Austin Water. Program is embedded below:
When we started this project, we envisioned a regular beat of these Publisher’s Notes — maybe once every two months or so. This is my second in about three weeks. So, if you’d like a rough “exciting times” metric for…
As part of the Austin Monitor in the Classroom program, a partnership with Google Fiber, we turn this week’s show over to five students from Lanier High School. Then Monitor publisher Mike Kanin is joined by Lanier students Joseph Correa,…
Last week, your Austin Monitor team tried something new.From the start, we’d planned on building an events series to further our mission of civic engagement. Our thinking was that direct outreach might more directly impact our readers (and earn us…