Bill Murphy

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    Judge Denise Pratt in Runoff -- But What of Her Peculiar "Gag Order"?

    Now that incumbent Harris County Family Court Judge Denise Pratt is in a runoff, we thought it would be a good time for another look at Pratt's bizarre gag order of January 2013. It appears to be a blanket order barring any party or attorney with such a pending case from talking to the media, or ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    More Names Of Newly Ex-Chron People Emerge

    The bad news is coming out at 801 Texas, and the cuts include some familiar bylines. We've written about some of them here, but more are starting to emerge.Perhaps the most surprising is Clifford Pugh, the lively fashion/society/arts writer who blogs regularly and was just sent to New York (or somew ... More >>

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Tax Cuts for Some

    Bugged about property taxes? Buy a skyscraper.

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    Head Ways

    Dillard's may dominate advertising -- and be all but absent from news headlines

  • News

    August 17, 2000