Local Media Fuels Anti-Development Sentiment

John Aielli, KUT Radio Personality (John Aielli Personal Collection)

John Aielli, KUT Radio Personality
John Aielli Personal Collection

June 1990

Media coverage plays a critical role in alerting citizens to the dangers of Jim Bob Moffett's proposed 4-thousand acre development on Barton Creek.

The Chronicle putting it on the cover with this iconic image of, you know, the skull and crossbones... It definitely... hit people in the face... We had actually... recorded and purchased some radio spots... and then you had just the DJs themselves talking about it, you know, the TV press... it was far more effective... than we thought it would be.

— Environmental Attorney Bill Bunch


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