Excellence in Journalism 2019 • Sept. 5-7, 2019 • San Antonio




September 6th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
Presidential candidate Julián Castro called for gun control in a Q&A session in San Antonio, Texas

In light of recent Texas shootings Democratic Presidential candidate Julián Castro emphasized common sense gun control in a Q&A session with journalists attending the Excellence in Journalism Conference in San Antonio.  Surrounded by dozens of journalists, many hispanic, Castro addressed the reality of the situation.


September 5th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
Journalists Try to Find Solution to Charges of Fake News

According to a 2018 study by the Knight Foundation the public is losing trust in media organizations. Forty-five percent of individuals polled attributed that loss to inaccuracy in reports or “fake news.” In an era of disinformation journalists abilities and duties often can come into question.