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September 6th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
Student influencer works to shift into a journalism career

Samara Perez, a senior at Texas Southern University, is trying to use her influencer status to enter the journalism industry — while emphasizing journalism’s code of conduct.   Professional journalists have felt challenged because they feel that influencers aren’t held to the higher standards of the industry. 



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