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Univision Airs Special on El Paso Shooting

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 9/2/2019

Univision aired on August 5 an hour-long news special, “Univision News Presents: Hispanics in the Crosshairs,” to address the El Paso massacre on August 3. Univision examined the anti-Hispanic manifesto attributed to the man who killed 22 people in a Walmart (reportedly targeting recent immigrants), the victims’ stories, the President’s comments and the gun control debate. Jorge Ramos and Patricia Janoit hosted the special, which also live streamed on Facebook, Periscope and YouTube.

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