Knicks’ introduction of Jalen Brunson without media is a problem

Last night, as one journalism debate raged its way through the NBA Twittersphere, I found myself temporarily fixed on a completely separate media story of far more importance.

On Wednesday, The Austin American Statesman, the daily newspaper in Texas’s capital, opted to publish a Spanish-language version of the Texas House committee’s 77-page report on the Robb Elementary School shooting that killed 19 children and two adults in Uvalde. The newspaper gathered a number of Spanish-speaking journalists to translate the document, which had been released in English by the state house earlier in the week. The Statesman is printing 10,000 Spanish-language copies of the report—which can be found here online—an incredible act of service journalism for the Uvalde community, of which half of the residents five years or older speak a language other than English at home, according to Census date.


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