Latina Publishers Association (LPA) announces its participation in the inaugural Festival of Journalism, taking place at San Diego State University on Saturday, October 15. 

The Festival of Journalism features panel sessions on timely topics with editors and reporters, a documentary screening, and three keynote speakers including Steve Sebelius (Las Vegas Review-Journal), Marcus Yam (Los Angeles Times), and Justin Brooks (The California Innocence Project). The event includes presentations from reporters who have uncovered corruption at City Hall, exposed deaths in county jails, and brought to light gang rape allegations involving San Diego State University. 

LPA president, Fanny Miller will be participating as panelists in The Importance of Community Journalism and The Future of Print. The Importance of Community Journalism will focus on the importance and value of local newspapers, websites, newsletters, and blogs within the communities of San Diego. Whereas, the Future of Print will discuss the longevity of print newspapers and the transition into digital news. 

The event is free, but registration is required. For more information and to register go to

Video: The Festival of Journalism promo video is available at

Interview Opportunity: If you’d like to connect with or interview a representative from The San Diego Union-Tribune, contact Paola Hernández-Jiao at 619-843-6270 or