WASHINGTON, 14 October 2009 — Learn to make documentaries for television and the Internet at our Backpack Journalism Workshop With NOW on PBS in Silver Spring, Md, 10-13 December 2009. Registration closes 6 November 2009. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBjJYiQXFlQ
WASHINGTON, 13 October 2009 — We are now taking registrations for the December 2009 Backpack Journalism Workshop With NOW on PBS. Registration closes 6 November. The workshop will be held December 10-13 in Silver Spring, Md. Click below for an example of what you will learn: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPVk08kRg8w&feature;=related.html.
18 JULY 1979 — With President Anastasio Somoza Debayle having fled Nicaragua just ahead of a tidal wave of violent opposition, his supporters still in the country jockeyed for power. The Sandinistas called any alternative to their rule “Somocismo without Somoza,” and rejected it as “unacceptable.” Above, Sandinistas and their supporters marched victoriously and defiantly […]
12 JULY 1979 — By now most observers believed the end of the struggle was in sight. We believed it was only a matter of time until the regime would collapse. The image making and storytelling skills I acquired during this conflict are the foundation of my role today as backpack journalist. As we mark […]