Day 5: Backpack Journalism in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela, 9 October 2009 — We rush around Caracas for interviews with various news outlets, fighting traffic all the time. It’s been a good week, and I’m deeply impressed with students here. My hope is that they have the opportunity to practice the craft that is so critical now to the dialogue that is […]

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Day 2: Backpack Journalism in Venezuela

MARACAIBO, Venezuela, 6 October 2009 — I’m addressing a group of students at the Venezuelan-American Center of Zulia (CEVAZ). Also above, colleague Ana Arana and I discuss the state of the media during an interview with Juan Carlos Fernandez of the “A Punto” television studio in Maracaibo. Ana and I were invited by the U.S. […]

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