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SOC at NAHJ

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 July 2018 – Since attending the annual convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) in Miami, I have posted a number of items about the event, the people who attended and the opportunities presented. It is time now for feedback from two AU students who attended the conference. Laura Romero […]

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THE Place to Be: NAHJ

(Above, attendants gather for a presentation at the NBC News station.) MIAMI, 20 July 2018 – For working journalists, aspiring journalists, journalism teachers or just anyone interested in the craft of journalism, the 2018 convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) was the place to be – whether you are Hispanic or not. […]

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VIOLENCE AGAINST JOURNALISTS IN WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Above, panelists and attendants conduct a moment of silence for journalists killed on the job in Latin America. By Bill Gentile MIAMI, 21 July 2018 — Violence against journalists in Latin America is on the rise. “Fellow journalists in several countries in the Americas continue to face violence and loss of life at the hands […]

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The War on Truth

WASHINGTON, DC, 1 May 2018 — The killing of 10 journalists in Afghanistan yesterday was an attack not only on the brothers and the sisters of our craft. It was an assault on Truth itself. Some 25 people, including nine journalists, died in a double suicide bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul. In a […]

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Photography, Empowerment, Peru

WASHINGTON, DC, 1 March 2017 – I delivered a few remarks at the inauguration of the photo exhibit, “Self Portrait of a Nation,” (Ojos Propios) at the Peruvian embassy in the nation’s capital. Standing to my left is Peruvian Ambassador to the United States, Carlos Pareja. The exhibit focuses on images made by “citizen photojournalists” […]

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FREELANCERS and Human Nature

WASHINGTON, DC, Day 23 of 40 — Freelance foreign correspondent David Agren uses a cell phone to make images of fireworks at the city of Tultepec, just north of Mexico City. David is one of the characters in my upcoming documentary series, FREELANCERS, about the new generation of journalists filling the void left by mainstream […]

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