Monthly Archive: November 2017

2 Popular Misconceptions about Articles

Articles serve many purposes. They can inform, educate, and help persuade. Yet popular misconceptions about articles exist. Some of them include: 1. Articles are written with the intention that they are meant for the media only. It is true that…
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Texana Thursday: Remembering Mark White

Gov. Mark White served from 1983-87 and is perhaps best remembered for his support of educational reform in Texas, including the “no pass, no play” law. We had met on a couple of instances, perhaps most notably when I was…
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Texana Thursday: Remembering the Original Houston Press

Last week, Houston-area newspaper readers learned of the decision of the Houston Press, an alternative weekly newspaper, to cease publishing a print edition and publish exclusively online. Officials said their decision was based on the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey…
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How to Improve Your Promotional Flyers

You want to promote an upcoming event, so you create a flyer that you think will do the job—something that not simply informs but promotes, and the flyer fails to do so. Has this happened to you? Recently a friend…
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Texana Thursday: Remembering Judge Roy Hofheinz

Houston Astros fans everywhere are smiling today because the team won its first World Series championship last night. But surely nobody is smiling more than the man who created the ballclub in the first place. Roy Mark Hofheinz was born…
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