Day 3: Backpack Journalism in Venezuela

VALENCIA, Venezuela, 7 October 2009 — I address students, faculty and local journalists at the Arturo Michelena University in Valencia, Venezuela. The main theme is investigative journalism in difficult situations. During a presentation of my still photojournalism as well as documentary work, I discuss backpack journalism as part of the future. Myself and colleague Ana […]

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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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Backpack Journalism Goes to Venezuela

MARACAIBO, Venezuela, 5 October 2009 — Ana Arana and I speak with students at the Rafael Belloso Chacin University (URBE) in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Ana is an investigative journalist, friend and colleague since the 1980s when we covered the conflict in El Salvador. We were invited by the U.S. State Department to address students at universities […]

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