Category: Shawn Williams

Dallas Bar Association/Press Club of Dallas host Redefining “News” in the Digital Age: Shawn Williams panelist

This Thursday May 21st, members of the news media and the legal community will convene a HAPPY HOUR and PANEL DISCUSSION about the evolving newsroom, the future of investigative reporting, citizen journalism, and legal issues related to “new media.” The event is Co-Sponsored by the Media Relations Committee of the...

Shawn P. on Rational Radio 1360 AM Tuesday at 7 PM

This evening (at 7:00 P.M. I’ll be joining Tunde Obazee on 1360 AM.  Tunde hosts Point Blank on Dallas’ Progressive Talk  AKA Rational Radio. I’m assuming that you can click this link to hear a live stream of the show.  I’m listening to Richard Hunter formerly of “The Ticket” right...

Shawn Williams – Dallas Morning News: Citizen journalists as prospective partners

Here’s my  Dallas Morning News Citizen Journalism Column that appeared in Sunday’s Points section.  I’ve included pictures from the Poynter Institute Sense Making conference that I’ve been talking about for the last few weeks and reference in the column.  Thanks to Nicole Stockdale at the Morning News for allowing my...

President Obama lays out plan for ailing auto industry

In a statement directed at Americans nervous about the auto industry, President Barack Obama outlined his administrations further involvement in helping the struggling auto makers.  That includes the Obama administration forcing GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner to resign. The President said that the plans formerly submitted by GM and...

Shawn Williams/Paris News: Has Top 10 Percent Law achieved its purpose?

Here’s an article that I wrote regarding Texas’ Top 10% rule which appears in Sunday Morning’s Paris News. Is the diversity achieved by the top 10 percent rule in Texas Higher Education really that diverse? That’s one of many questions I’ve been asking myself as I ponder whether or not...