Posts tagged "journalism"

In Mexico City, El Chapo and Sean Penn are a Hollywood farce

In Mexico City, El Chapo and Sean Penn are a Hollywood farce
MEXICO CITY – The faces of actors Sean Penn and Kate del Castillo have been plastered all over the newspapers this week in Mexico City. Castillo, a well known Mexican actress who played a drug queen in a telenovela, helped Penn arrange an interview with Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman that was published in Rolling Stone... Read more »

Veteran Latino journalist, Alejandro Escalona, wins Studs Terkel award

Veteran Latino journalist, Alejandro Escalona, wins Studs Terkel award
Alejandro Escalona is one of the four journalists receiving the Studs Terkel Community Media Award Thursday. Given by the Community Media Workshop, celebrating its 25th anniversary, the awards recognize journalists that do work in the spirit of Studs Terkel. Escalona is a veteran journalist with around 30 years of experience primarily in Spanish-language media in... Read more »

Why daily newspapers thrive in Lima, Peru? No Internet at home.

Why daily newspapers thrive in Lima, Peru? No Internet at home.
One good thing about not having the Internet is that people still buy the newspaper. That is what the director of El Comercio, Peru’s leading newspaper, told students and faculty from Columbia College Chicago when we visited the newsroom earlier this month. Only about 20 percent of households in Peru have Internet at home, said... Read more »
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Maria Hinojosa spoke to women journalists at JAWS10

Photo by Michael Para from npr.org Maria Hinojosa is one of the best-known Latina journalists in the United States and she was the keynote speaker at the Journalism & Women Symposium, JAWS 2010 conference, held this past weekend in Texas. Hinojosa is anchor and managing editor of “Latino USA” on National Public Radio. She previously... Read more »

Inés Sainz accepts apology for machismo in the New York Jets locker room

Inés Sainz A Mexican female TV reporter was subjected to catcalls and verbal harassment in the New York Jets locker room where she went to do an interview over the weekend. And rightly so on Monday night Jets owner Woody Johnson apologized to  Inés Sainz for harassment by team members and a coach, according an... Read more »

Carlos Hernandez Gomez will be remembered on Chicago's streets

  Carlos Hernandez Gomez, a beloved and respected Chicago journalist who passed away in January, was honored Friday with a street naming. At the corner of Racine and Grand avenues you can now see a brown city sign that reads Carlos Hernandez Gomez Honorary Way. Family members, friends and colleagues of Carlos came out to... Read more »
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