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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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KLRU/Leadership Austin Forums begin
A series of City Council runoff forums hosted by KLRU, Leadership Austin, the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life and our City Hall reporting partners at KUT kicks off this evening at KLRU’s studio 6A. All of the remaining Council candidates will participate in discussions focused on the “leadership values and qualities each person will bring” to Austin. Monitor publisher Mike Kanin will moderate a handful of the conversations. RSVP to attend here.
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