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Excellence in Coverage of Breaking News

Houston Chronicle, 2022

Author(s): Staff | Houston Chronicle


The Houston Chronicle expertly captured the tragic events of Travis Scott’s “Astroworld” festival that led to the deaths of 10 people and the injuries of dozens more. The Chronicle put a face on the tragedy through powerful, human-interest storytelling. The Chronicle also examined the actions taken by city and county officials, festival promoters and Travis Scott and his staff in the days preceding the festival.