Paul Flahive

Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter; Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the technology and entrepreneurship reporter for Texas Public Radio. He has worked in public media across the country, from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage and now here in San Antonio. 

As producer of "The Source," Paul was honored with two 2015 Lone Star Awards from the Houston Press Club — one for Best Talk Program and the other for Best Public Affairs Segment. In 2016, he was honored with an Anson Jones Award from the Texas Medical Association for a story on community clinics.

Paul is also a co-host and creator of TPR's live storytelling program, Worth Repeating.

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Technology and Entrepreneurship News Fund, including The 80/20 Foundation, Group 42, rackspace, The Elmendorf Family Fund, University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, SecureLogix, United Services Automobile Association and Parscale: A Collaborative Agency.

Ways to Connect

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For years, social service providers like Goodwill Industries, the San Antonio Housing Authority and the San Antonio Public Library have launched various programs to connect the 25 percent of homes in the city without internet access.

NASA

Jupiter continues to reveal new and unexpected attributes to the Juno space probe. The mission led by NASA and San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute is the subject of a special issue of the journal Nature.

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI released a detailed warning Thursday about cyber intrusions in businesses and critical infrastructure providers, like power companies. The alert shows an elaborate web of attempts by Russia to penetrate and map vulnerabilities for two years.

 


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Last Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service said people were being being bilked out of money by criminals pretending to be from the tax collection agency. Two days later, I received a phone call that my provider said was probably spam. They left a message saying they were from the IRS and I was in big trouble.


Parish Photography

Garrett Brnger is a reporter for San Antonio television station KSAT-12. Since our show was all about luck, you could say we were lucky to find him. We came into the show, as we sometimes do, with an eye to our audience to supply our final story of the night. After a half-dozen pitches from our wonderful listeners we found this polished gem of a story. 

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