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Cuba Military Parade Not Show of Force

HAVANA, Cuba, 2 January 2017 – Cubans assemble along a main thoroughfare leading into the Plaza de la Revolucion to watch a parade honoring this nation’s Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias (FAR), or Revolutionary Armed Forces. Here, members of the Cuban Army gather just after dawn with civilians on one major highway leading to the event. I […]

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Join the Revolution. SAVE $200.

WASHINGTON, DC, 22 November 2016 — Perhaps now, as freedom of speech and expression increasingly are under assault from special and corporate interests, the ability to communicate freely is more important than ever. We now stand at an historic juncture in the history of mankind, technology and communication. For the first time ever, we can […]

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2 Days to Get $200 at Backpack Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 20 November 2016 — Just two days left to save $200 at my Backpack Video Workshop. Registration ends at midnight on Tuesday 22 November. For more details on the four-day event, click HERE. To register, click HERE. In addition to the $200 discount, you get a FREE copy of my Essential Video Journalism […]

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6 Days to Save $200 on Backpack Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 November 2016 — Only six days left to save $200 on my Backpack Video Journalism Workshop. Registration for the event ends at midnight on Tuesday 22 November. That’s next week. For more details on the four-day event, click HERE. To register, click HERE. In addition to the $200 discount, you get a […]

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AU and “Backpack en Español”

WASHINGTON, DC, 15 November 2016 — American University is featuring an article about my “Backpack Documentary en Español” class, the first-ever Spanish-language class to be taught in the School of Communication. To read the article (in English), click HERE. And below is a bit of information from my syllabus: El primer curso impartido en español […]

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AU Backpack Filmmaker on Borneo’s Disappearing Forest

WASHINGTON, DC, 15 November 2016 — Kent Wagner is one of my “Backpack Documentary” students at American University’s (AU) School of Communication (SOC). He also is the winner of an AU/Pulitzer Center International Reporting Fellowship. Kent was able to execute this project as a result, in part, of having won $2,500.00 that goes along with […]

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