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  • ThomasRMartinez

    Race and relevancy in reporting

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    Race and relevancy in reporting continues to be a fine line that most newspapers walk. A story we published on Wednesday stirred the debate in our newsroom. Here's a note I sent out to the news staff today: Race/ethnicity and ...

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    Zero tolerance

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    A couple of days ago, we ran a story in the Advocate about rival girl gangs in Calhoun County. Police arrested members of one of the gangs, a mother and grandmother when things escalated. A reader posted a comment to ...

  • ThomasRMartinez

    Zero Tolerance

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    A couple of days ago, we ran a story in the Advocate about rival girl gangs in Calhoun County. Police arrested members of one of the gangs, a mother and grandmother when things escalated. A reader posted a comment to ...

  • ThomasRMartinez

    Texas, teens and driving

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    When I moved down to Texas, I really hoped the legal driving age would be 18. Of course, as you know, it isn't. But as my son approaches 16, I worry more and more about it and whether I should ...