Other clips

General journalism …

  • Former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg’s $50 million anti-gun effort rolls into Texas, with ground support from Moms Demand Action. Carolyn reported for Al Jazeera America.
  • The tragic case of a pregnant woman on life support highlights political tensions in the Lone Star State, particularly regarding ‘pro-life until birth‘ politicians. She reported for Al Jazeera America.
  • Hundreds of armed folk gathered outside the Alamo to express their Second Amendment right to bear arms. She covered the rally — carefully — for Al Jazeera America.
  • What do people in some of the reddest counties outside Austin think of the federal shut-down? She asked them for Al Jazeera America and they told her about guns, U.S. border patrol agents, over-spending, Obamacare and doctored $10 bills.
  • Wondering what eight things you should stop doing NOW for a sleeker, summertime you? Wonder no more after checking out this Glamour.com slideshow.
  • Carolyn wrote a feature for the literary online mag, Fringe, about the crazy experience of having written a story that garnered some media interest. Not all journalists are created equal. It was hard to deal with some of them once her story had developed a life of its own.


Have kid, will write about it …

  • Parents like Carolyn who blog and write about their kids might be doing them a disservice when it comes to protecting their privacy. She wrote an article for Time.com about the potential dangers of ‘over-sharenting’.
  • Give a parent like Carolyn some inspection data and you’ll never hear the end of it. She wrote a blog post for the New York Times’ Motherlode blog about the tension between inspection findings versus gut instinct when choosing a daycare for her daughter.
  • It gets blazingly hot in Texas and being stuck at home with a toddler is no fun. Carolyn tried her luck at an art gallery with mixed success, then described her findings in the Austin-American Statesman.
  • Before she started writing about reproductive health, Carolyn blogged about being a mother. She keeps threatening to start blogging again. But just in case she doesn’t, here are the archives.