Publisher’s Note

Monday, February 5, 2018 by Mike Clark-Madison

Publisher’s note: Changing of the guard

Hi y’all! My time as interim publisher here at the Monitor is coming to a close. In my previous roles, I have always found such value in the coverage that this publication provides and I am grateful that I had a…

Friday, August 11, 2017 by Ashley Fisher

Publisher’s Note – Penny Pass

As you know, we operate on a subscription service. That is how we are able to pay our awesome reporters and bring you all the great coverage that we do. (To make it simple, the more subscriptions we have, the…

Friday, April 28, 2017 by Michael Kanin

Onward (in a different kind of way…)

I write you all this morning with a bit of news: At the end of May, I’ll head over to The Texas Observer, where I will serve as that venerable publication’s publisher. I’m also pleased to say that the Austin…

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by Michael Kanin

Publisher’s Note: PennyPass incoming

I have a bit of news, but first I want to be sure that we’re all on the same page with regard to terminology and philosophy. The Austin Monitor employs a paymeter (stay with me here, it’ll be worth it)…

Thursday, March 9, 2017 by Michael Kanin

Publisher’s Note: Why your Monitor is a bit light this morning

How’s this for a morning duh: Diversity is nothing but good for a newsroom. Without it, we can’t well claim to cover every possible angle of a story.Your Monitor has a bit of work to do on our cultural diversity…

Friday, December 30, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Publisher’s Note: Into 2017

December 2016 marks the third anniversary of the rebranding that gave birth to the Austin Monitor. In those three years, we’ve rebuilt our web home, expanded our coverage, made room for some new voices in the coverage of Austin and…

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