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The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join us Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin for two days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation and networking — all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol. 

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Saturday, September 29 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Texas Standard: Politics, Social Media and the Lone Star State

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Join Texas Standard associate managing producer Laura Rice and social media producer Wells Dunbar, along with the LBJ School of Public Affairs' Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, as they explore how changes in our modern media landscape influence civic discourse.

This event is part of Open Congress, a free, open-to-the-public street festival held on Austin's historic Congress Ave. on Saturday, Sept. 29. RSVP to attend Open Congress here.

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Victoria DeFrancesco Soto

Lecturer at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin
Soto specializes in immigration, race and gender in politics, and campaigns as a lecturer at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, where she was selected as one of the University’s Game Changing faculty. Her research on political behavior has been featured in The New York Times, the... Read More →

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Texas Standard

Media Partner
“Texas Standard,” the national daily news show of Texas, sets the bar for broadcast news coverage, offering crisp, expansive coverage of politics, lifestyle and culture, the environment, technology, business and the economy — from a distinctly Texas perspective. Hosted by journalist... Read More →

Saturday September 29, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Walmart Partner Tent, Open Congress