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Culture vs News at Mexico's highbrow Canal 22

A debate over free speech is brewing behind the scenes at Mexico's government run Canal 22 television station. The station, operated by the federal Cultural Secretariat, normally features high-brow films, concerts, and documentaries about art and culture in Mexico, as well as a …

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Commercialism and corruption: look-alike vices in Mexican and UK newsrooms

In 2006, a violent, months-long protest by a teachers' union forced the government of Oaxaca into hiding. Government services in Oaxaca City ground to a halt as cabinet secretaries and their entourages moved silently from hotel to hotel. If you read the Imparcial …

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A little piece of Peabody

The Peabody Award, which my team at Round Earth Media was part of this year, was put into perspective at the supper table. "We won a Peabody," I announced. The kids snickered. My wife looked blank. In the US, the Peabody …

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Hello. I'm a journalist, radio producer and teacher. I've worked in Latin America and the Caribbean for most of my career. My work has taken me across a minefield, into a gunfight, paddling a dugout canoe and inside the homes of many brave and generous people. I have also produced several major international reporting projects where a large part of my job was recruiting and mentoring local reporters. I love teaching, and besides journalism, I have taught soccer, robotics, anthropology and English.

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