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Yahoo! EN ESPAÑOL Distributes Harley-Davidson in Cuba

WASHINGTON, DC, 5 October 2012 — This is a Spanish-language version of the Harley-Davidson story I produced while in Cuba in fall semester 2011. Published by Yahoo! EN ESPAÑOL, it’s a re-worked and longer version of the piece originally published in the United States. You can it HERE. It is critical, if one is to […]

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Cuban Video Journalists Screen Film at American University

WASHINGTON, DC, 19 September 2012 — At an American University screening for the documentary short documentary, “Solar del 11,” I introduce Cuban filmmakers Maria Elisa Perez and Duniesky Canton Fernandez. The film documents a public housing unit in Havana. The three chronic ills of Cuban society are housing, food and transportation. Winners of a documentary […]

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Backpack Journalism Moves to New Level

WASHINGTON, DC, 15 June 2012 — Bruce Jones is upstairs getting ready for his two-day workshop. My Web guy, Nick Ray, was here last night for dinner and should be back around 8:30 this morning. My youngest brother, Rob, is on a flight from North Carolina to DC and hopefully arriving soon. Bryant Cook, my […]

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Backpack Journalism Venezuela Trip Ends

WASHINGTON, DC, 10 May 2012 – Got back last night from a weeklong trip to Caracas, Venezuela, teaching and promoting backpack journalism. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the trip was scheduled to coincide with World Press Freedom Day. (See attached photos.) Perhaps more than any other visit that I’ve made to Venezuela, I […]

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