Articles by

Jake Batsell

  • Journalism

    Those of us who live in Texas inevitably –– and repeatedly –– encounter that persistent, eyeroll-inducing cliché: “Everything’s bigger” here in the Lone Star State. It was no different in the late summer of 2013, when I began my stint as a Knight Foundation-funded Texas Tribune Fellow. Working as an embedded researcher in Austin, I […]

    Article · April 8, 2015 by

  • other

    The following blog post, written by Jake Batsell, is cross-posted from NewsBiz, the digital hub for the Texas Tribune Fellowships. In journalism education circles, few people have spent more energy trying to bridge the academic and professional worlds than Eric Newton, senior adviser to the president at the Knight Foundation. Newton’s recent digital book, Searchlights and Sunglasses: Field Notes […]

    Article · March 5, 2014 by