FOX 7 Discussion: Mayor Adler on SXSW cancellation

The decision to cancel South by Southwest was not an easy one.

In a press conference Friday afternoon, Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced the decision to cancel the annual event. SXSW issued a statement on the cancellation on Twitter, saying they will faithfully follow the City's directions.

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Adler joins Rebecca Thomas to discuss the unprecedented move, the local disaster declaration and what this means for the Austin economy.