The Source

Monday - Thursday from 3-4 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

Support for The Source comes from contributors to the Community Engagement Fund, including The Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Foundation.

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In journalism, there are five W's: who, what, when, where and the most important - who is paying for this?

How does the market transform muckraking information into a sustainable news product? What happens when editors and publishers don't see the economic value of the big scoop?

Guest: James T. Hamilton, author of "Democracy's Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalism"

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The rich cultural heritage and potentially prosperous economic impact of fostering San Antonio's music community has piqued the interest of city officials.

The year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of West Germans risked everything to dig tunnels underneath it to free people trapped on the other side in East Berlin. Two major television networks heard about the secret projects, and planned to fund and film two separate tunnel escapes. 

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The strategy is called "Dark Stores." Lowes is suing Bexar County to have its stores assessed as vacant empty buildings and not as vibrant profit generators.


9/11 created the world's largest crime scene. There were 2,753 people killed; 293 of the bodies were found intact; 21,900 body fragments were found in the debris and 1,113 people are unidentified.