AU Students Honored at Pulitzer

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 October 2015 — Legendary CBS television correspondent Marvin Kalb addresses a crowd at the Cosmos Club in the nation’s capital. The event was held to honor the latest winners of overseas reporting fellowships from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Kalb is a Senior Advisor at the Center. Among those winners were […]

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40 Years of Visual History at AU

WASHINGTON, DC, 15 October 2015 — This is my dining room. No food. Just pictures. A small part of the collection whose use I am donating to the library at American University. Nearly 40 years of visual history from Latin America, the Caribbean, the Persian Gulf, Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, this week will become part of […]

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Medellin Workshop Closes

MEDELLIN, Colombia, 1 October 2015 — Participants in my Backpack Video Journalism Workshop pose for a group photo at the end of our four-day event. What an honor to conduct a workshop at the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Festival and Journalism event. Thank you all for an extraordinary experience.  

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Technology Revolution in Medellin

MEDELLIN, Colombia, 29 September 2015 — With colleagues Gumersindo Lafuente and Gina Morelo, I discuss the revolution in technology that has made Backpack Video Journalism a reality today. The panel was held at Medellin’s Universidad EAFIT. (Photos by David Estrada Larrañeta)

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Backpacking Garcia Marquez Fest

MEDELLIN, Colombia, 28 September 2015 — This was the opening session of my Backpack Video Journalism Workshop at the Gabriel García Márquez Festival and Journalism Awards event. (Photos by David Estrada Larrañeta)

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Backpack Workshop in Colombia

MEDELLIN, Colombia, 27 September 2015 — I took a ride on the cable cars for a view of this extraordinary city, which I last visited as Contract Photographer for Newsweek Magazine in Latin America and the Caribbean, during the bloody drug war days of the 1980s. It’s a different city today. I came here at […]

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